James Yue, M.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Co-Director, Orthopaedic Spine Service
Director, Yale Spine Fellowship
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

Dr. James J. Yue is co-chief of the orthopaedic spine surgery section at the Yale School of Medicine. He is director of the ACGME Yale Spine Fellowship as well as the lead surgeon for motion sparing as well as endoscopic spine surgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA where hereceived an A.B. degree with Magna Cum Laude honors in biology. He completed his medical school training at the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and orthopaedic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland, in Cleveland, OH where he worked closely with Dr. Henry Bohlman. He completed two post residency fellowships,  the first at the RA Cowley Shock Trauma Hospital in Baltimore, MD and the second at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, UK under the supervision of Mr. John K Webb and Mr. John O’Brien.  

He has been the Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator on a number of FDA and non FDA clinical trials for disc replacement, motion sparing,  and endoscopic spine surgery clinical trials. He is the Chair of the Education Committee for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and IITTSS spine society. 

He has published and presented over 100 scientific articles and abstracts and 2 major spinal surgery textbooks.  He is a journal reviewer for several international spine surgery journals.