Yi-Meng Yen

Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services

Specialties

  • ACL Injuries
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Hip
  • Ankle Instability
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics Sports Medicine
  • Patellar Instability / Dislocation
  • Orthopedics
  • Shoulder Dislocations Instability
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma

Departments

  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program
  • General Orthopedic Program
  • Orthopedic Trauma Program
  • Sports Medicine
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Bachelor or Arts in Economics

University of California, Los Angeles, 1987-1993

Los Angeles, California

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles, 1987-1993

Los Angeles, California

Master of Science in Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles, 1987-1993

Los Angeles, California

Doctorate of Philosophy - Biological Chemistry

University of California, Los Angeles, 1994-1999

Los Angeles, California

Medical School

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 1992-2001

Los Angeles, California

Internship, General Surgery

University of California, Los Angeles, 2001-2002

Los Angeles, California

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery

University of California, Los Angeles, 2002-2006

Los Angeles, California

Fellowship, Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy

Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, 2006-2007

Vail, CO

Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics

Boston Children's Hospital, 2007-2008

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Publications

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Yen YM, Kocher MS. Clinical and radiographic diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33 Suppl 1:S112-20.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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  12. 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 7; 93(23):2214-8.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Yen YM, Kocher MS. Chondral lesions of the hip: microfracture and chondroplasty. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2010 Jun; 18(2):83-9.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Sun EC, Yen YM, Ip T, Otsuka NY. Peripheral circulation in patients with myelodysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Nov-Dec; 23(6):714-7.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
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