Profile

Photo of Jason W. Yu

Jason  W.  Yu D.M.D., M.D

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Phone
  • (310) 825-0834
Office
CHS 13-060A
Address

UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

Classifications
  • Full-Time Faculty
Academic Sections
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinic
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
Biography

Dr. Jason Yu is a Assistant Professor in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCLA School of Dentistry.

Representative Publications
  • PUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS
  • Voiner J, Yu J, Deitrich P, Chafin C, Giannakopoulos H. Analysis of mandibular motion following unilateral and bilateral alloplastic TMJ reconstruction. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Jun;40(6):569-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2011.01.010. Epub 2011 Mar 3. PMID: 21376536.
  • Chung CU, Yu JW, Bastidas N, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA. Utility of the ultrasonic scalpel in mandibular distraction osteogenesis. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Sep;23(5):1279-82. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e31825196b4. PMID: 22948652.
  • Stanton DC, Liu F, Yu JW, Mistretta MC. Use of bioresorbable plating systems in paediatric mandible fractures. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Oct;42(7):1305-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2014.03.015. Epub 2014 Apr 4. PMID: 24815762.
  • Ligh CA, Fox JP, Swanson J, Yu JW, Taylor JA. Not All Clefts Are Created Equal: Patterns of Hospital-BasedCare Use among Children with Cleft Lip and Palate within 4 Years of Initial Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016Jun;137(6):990e-8e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002146. PMID: 27219268.
  • Swanson JW, Yu JW, Taylor JA, Kovach S, Kanchwala S, Lantieri L. The Retroauricular Approach to the FacialNerve Trunk. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Mar;28(2):347-351. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003290.PMID: 27997448.
Educational & Professional Background

Undergraduate:

  • Grant MacEwan University, B.S. (Attended) - 9/2000-5/2002

Graduate:

  • Boston University, D.M.D. 8/2002-5/2006
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.D. - 8/2007-5/2010

Intern:

  • Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - 7/2006 - 6/2007 
    University of Pennsylvania Health System 

Resident:

  • Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery -7/2007 - 6/2012 
    University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Department of General Surgery - 7/2010 - 6/2012 
    University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Chief Resident - Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - 7/2012 - 6/2013  
    University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Resident (Integrated) - Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - 7/2013 - 6/2017  
    University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Chief Resident - Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - 7/2017 - 6/2018 
    University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia

Fellow in Microsurgery:

  • Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery - 7/2018 - 6/2019, 7/2018 - 2/2019, 5/2019 - 6/2019 
    New York University Langone Health System

Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery 

  • Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery - 7/2019 - 6/2020 
    Boston Children’s Hospital,
Publications
Professional Memberships
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association - 2017 - Present
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeon - 2017 - Present
  • Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Plastic Surgery Society (Pennsylvania) - 2018 - Present
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery - 2018 - Present
  • American Medical Association - 2018 - Present
Awards
  • ASPS Best Presentation Award (Reconstruction Session 1) - 2019