EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

BA, Economics; BS, Chemical Engineering
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1993 , Los Angeles , CA

Graduate Degree

MS, Engineering
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1993 , Los Angeles , CA

Graduate Degree

PhD, Biological Chemistry
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1999 , Los Angeles , CA

Medical School

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine , 2001 , Los Angeles , CA

Internship

General Surgery
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 2002 , Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 2006 , Los Angeles , CA

Fellowship

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy
  • Steadman-Hawkins Clinic , 2007 , Vail , CO

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Adams AJ, O'Hara NN, Abzug JM, Aoyama JT, Ganley TJ, Carey JL, Cruz AI, Ellis HB, Fabricant PD, Green DW, Heyworth BE, Janicki JA, Kocher MS, Lawrence JTR, Lee RJ, McKay SD, Mistovich RJ, Patel NM, Polousky JD, Rhodes JT, Sachleben BC, Sargent MC, Schmale GA, Shea KG, Yen YM. Pediatric Type II Tibial Spine Fractures: Addressing the Treatment Controversy With a Mixed-Effects Model. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Aug; 7(8):2325967119866162. View abstract
  2. Schachne JM, Heath MR, Yen YM, Shea KG, Green DW, Fabricant PD. The Safe Distance to the Popliteal Neurovascular Bundle in Pediatric Knee Arthroscopic Surgery: An Age-Based Magnetic Resonance Imaging Anatomic Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jul; 7(7):2325967119855027. View abstract
  3. Shea KG, Dingel AB, Styhl A, Richmond CG, Cannamela PC, Anderson AF, Ganley TJ, Hill A, Yen YM. The Position of the Popliteal Artery and Peroneal Nerve Relative to the Menisci in Children: A Cadaveric Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jun; 7(6):2325967119842843. View abstract
  4. Shore BJ, Mardam-Bey SW, Kim YJ, Matheney T, Novais EN, Millis MB, Yen YM. Vascular Supply to the Femoral Head in Patients With Healed Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Apr 08. View abstract
  5. Murphy RF, Heyworth B, Kramer D, Naqvi M, Miller PE, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Shore BJ. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Mar; 39(3):125-129. View abstract
  6. Kramer DE, Kalish LA, Martin DJ, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ, Heyworth BE. Outcomes After the Operative Treatment of Bucket-Handle Meniscal Tears in Children and Adolescents. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jan; 7(1):2325967118820305. View abstract
  7. Cianci A, Sugimoto D, Stracciolini A, Yen YM, Kocher MS, d'Hemecourt PA. Nonoperative Management of Labral Tears of the Hip in Adolescent Athletes: Description of Sports Participation, Interventions, Comorbidity, and Outcomes. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 01; 29(1):24-28. View abstract
  8. Adib F, Johnson AJ, Hennrikus WL, Nasreddine A, Kocher M, Yen YM. Iliopsoas tendonitis after hip arthroscopy: prevalence, risk factors and treatment algorithm. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2018 Dec; 5(4):362-369. View abstract
  9. Yen YM, Fabricant PD, Richmond CG, Dingel AB, Milewski MD, Ellis HB, Wilson PL, Mayer SW, Ganley TJ, Shea KG. Proximity of the neurovascular structures during all-inside lateral meniscal repair in children: a cadaveric study. J Exp Orthop. 2018 Dec 18; 5(1):50. View abstract
  10. McClincy MP, Lebrun DG, Tepolt FA, Kim YJ, Yen YM, Kocher MS. Clinical and Radiographic Predictors of Acetabular Cartilage Lesions in Adolescents Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2018 11; 46(13):3082-3089. View abstract
  11. Fabricant PD, Yen YM, Kramer DE, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ, Lawrence JTR, Ganley TJ, Heyworth BE. Fixation of Traumatic Chondral-Only Fragments of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes: A Retrospective Multicenter Report. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Feb; 6(2):2325967117753140. View abstract
  12. Kramer DE, Miller PE, Berrahou IK, Yen YM, Heyworth BE. Collateral Ligament Knee Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec 08. View abstract
  13. Hesper T, Bixby SD, Kim YJ, Yen YM, Bowen G, Miller P, Millis MB, Novais EN. Acetabular Retroversion, but Not Increased Acetabular Depth or Coverage, in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Matched-Cohort Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jun 21; 99(12):1022-1029. View abstract
  14. Vuillermin C, Donohue KS, Miller P, Bauer AS, Kramer DE, Yen YM. Incarcerated Medial Epicondyle Fractures With Elbow Dislocation: Risk Factors Associated With Morbidity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Apr 24. View abstract
  15. Boyle MJ, Hogue GD, Heyworth BE, Ackerman K, Quinn B, Yen YM. Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Children Younger Than 10 Years of Age. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):e96-e99. View abstract
  16. Fabricant PD, Yen YM, Kramer DE, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ, Heyworth BE. Fixation of Chondral-only Shear Fractures of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 03; 37(2):156. View abstract
  17. Murphy RF, Heyworth B, Kramer D, Naqvi M, Miller PE, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Shore BJ. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Nov 17. View abstract
  18. Shea KG, Polousky JD, Jacobs JC, Yen YM, Ganley TJ. The Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: An Inconsistent Finding in Pediatric Cadaveric Specimens. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(5):e51-4. View abstract
  19. Stracciolini A, Yen YM, d'Hemecourt PA, Lewis CL, Sugimoto D. Sex and growth effect on pediatric hip injuries presenting to sports medicine clinic. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):315-21. View abstract
  20. Nault ML, Hébert-Davies J, Yen YM, Shore B, Jarrett DY, Kramer DE. Variation of Syndesmosis Anatomy With Growth. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun; 36(4):e41-4. View abstract
  21. Boyle MJ, Lirola JF, Hogue GD, Yen YM, Millis MB, Kim YJ. The alpha angle as a predictor of contralateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Child Orthop. 2016 Jun; 10(3):201-7. View abstract
  22. Kramer DE, Kalish LA, Abola MV, Kramer EM, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ. The effects of medial synovial plica excision with and without lateral retinacular release on adolescents with anterior knee pain. J Child Orthop. 2016 Apr; 10(2):155-62. View abstract
  23. Yen YM, Lewis CL, Kim YJ. Understanding and Treating the Snapping Hip. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2015 Dec; 23(4):194-9. View abstract
  24. Kramer DE, Glotzbecker MP, Shore BJ, Zurakowski D, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ. Results of Surgical Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Ankle in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Oct-Nov; 35(7):725-33. View abstract
  25. Canham CD, Yen YM, Giordano BD. Does Femoroacetabular Impingement Cause Hip Instability? A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan; 32(1):203-8. View abstract
  26. Cvetanovich GL, Heyworth BE, Murray K, Yen YM, Kocher MS, Millis MB. Hip arthroscopy in patients with recurrent pain following Bernese periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia: operative findings and clinical outcomes. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2015 Oct; 2(3):295-302. View abstract
  27. Kramer DE, Yen YM, Simoni MK, Miller PE, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS, Heyworth BE. Surgical management of osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the patella and trochlea in the pediatric and adolescent population. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):654-62. View abstract
  28. Yen YM. Assessment and treatment of knee pain in the child and adolescent athlete. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2014 Dec; 61(6):1155-73. View abstract
  29. Carter CW, Bixby S, Yen YM, Nasreddine AY, Kocher MS. The relationship between cam lesion and physis in skeletally immature patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Sep; 34(6):579-84. View abstract
  30. Domb BG, Lareau JM, Baydoun H, Botser I, Millis MB, Yen YM. Is intraarticular pathology common in patients with hip dysplasia undergoing periacetabular osteotomy? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb; 472(2):674-80. View abstract
  31. Kelly B, Heyworth B, Yen YM, Hedequist D. Adverse sequelae due to plate retention following submuscular plating for pediatric femur fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Dec; 27(12):726-9. View abstract
  32. Boykin RE, McFeely ED, Ackerman KE, Yen YM, Nasreddine A, Kocher MS. Labral injuries of the hip in rowers. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Aug; 471(8):2517-22. View abstract
  33. Bixby SD, Kienle KP, Nasreddine A, Zurakowski D, Kim YJ, Yen YM. Reference values for proximal femoral anatomy in adolescents based on sex, physis, and imaging plane. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Sep; 41(9):2074-82. View abstract
  34. Lee CB, Matheney T, Yen YM. Case reports: acetabular damage after mild slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul; 471(7):2163-72. View abstract
  35. Yen YM, Kocher MS. Clinical and radiographic diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33 Suppl 1:S112-20. View abstract
  36. May C, Yen YM, Nasreddine AY, Hedequist D, Hresko MT, Heyworth BE. Complications of plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescents. J Child Orthop. 2013 Jun; 7(3):235-43. View abstract
  37. Heyworth BE, Hedequist DJ, Nasreddine AY, Stamoulis C, Hresko MT, Yen YM. Distal femoral valgus deformity following plate fixation of pediatric femoral shaft fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Mar 20; 95(6):526-33. View abstract
  38. Cascio BM, King D, Yen YM. Psoas impingement causing labrum tear: a series from three tertiary hip arthroscopy centers. J La State Med Soc. 2013 Mar-Apr; 165(2):88-93. View abstract
  39. Heyworth BE, Suppan CA, Kramer DE, Yen YM. Management of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 09. View abstract
  40. Davidson D, Yen YM, Jette AM, Olarsch S, Kim YJ. Responsiveness of the SF-36 and WOMAC following periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Dec 07; 93(23):2214-8. View abstract
  41. Vezeridis PS, Bae DS, Kocher MS, Kramer DE, Yen YM, Waters PM. Surgical treatment for avulsion injuries of the humeral lesser tuberosity apophysis in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 19; 93(20):1882-8. View abstract
  42. Miller JD, Pinero JR, Goldstein R, Yen YM, Eves W, Otsuka NY. Shoulder arthrodesis for treatment of flail shoulder in children with polio. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep; 31(6):679-82. View abstract
  43. Millett PJ, Yen YM, Price CS, Horan MP, van der Meijden OA, Elser F. Propionibacterium acnes infection as an occult cause of postoperative shoulder pain: a case series. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Oct; 469(10):2824-30. View abstract
  44. Yen YM, Kocher MS. Chondral lesions of the hip: microfracture and chondroplasty. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2010 Jun; 18(2):83-9. View abstract
  45. Philippon MJ, Yen YM, Briggs KK, Kuppersmith DA, Maxwell RB. Early outcomes after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement in the athletic adolescent patient: a preliminary report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Oct-Nov; 28(7):705-10. View abstract
  46. Yen YM, Kocher MS. Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Mar; 90 Suppl 2 Pt 1:20-30. View abstract
  47. Yen YM, Cascio B, O'Brien L, Stalzer S, Millett PJ, Steadman JR. Treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with microfracture and rehabilitation. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Feb; 40(2):200-5. View abstract
  48. Hanover JA, Love DC, DeAngelis N, O'Kane ME, Lima-Miranda R, Schulz T, Yen YM, Johnson RC, Prinz WA. The High Mobility Group Box Transcription Factor Nhp6Ap enters the nucleus by a calmodulin-dependent, Ran-independent pathway. J Biol Chem. 2007 Nov 16; 282(46):33743-51. View abstract
  49. Dai Y, Wong B, Yen YM, Oettinger MA, Kwon J, Johnson RC. Determinants of HMGB proteins required to promote RAG1/2-recombination signal sequence complex assembly and catalysis during V(D)J recombination. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Jun; 25(11):4413-25. View abstract
  50. Sun EC, Yen YM, Ip T, Otsuka NY. Peripheral circulation in patients with myelodysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Nov-Dec; 23(6):714-7. View abstract
  51. Masse JE, Wong B, Yen YM, Allain FH, Johnson RC, Feigon J. The S. cerevisiae architectural HMGB protein NHP6A complexed with DNA: DNA and protein conformational changes upon binding. J Mol Biol. 2002 Oct 18; 323(2):263-84. View abstract
  52. Wong B, Masse JE, Yen YM, Giannikopoulos P, Feigon J, Johnson RC, Giannikoupolous P. Binding to cisplatin-modified DNA by the Saccharomyces cerevisiae HMGB protein Nhp6A. Biochemistry. 2002 Apr 30; 41(17):5404-14. View abstract