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James Yue, MD


Connecticut Orthopaedics


Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Spine Surgery < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Back Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Mazor Spine Robotics, Mazor Spine Robotics, Robotic Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Spine Surgery-Complex, Spine Surgery-Degenerative, Spine Trauma, Trauma/Fractures

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Dr. James J. Yue was most recently co-chief of the orthopaedic spine surgery section at the Yale School of Medicine. He was also 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 he received 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 is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery in the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

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.

He was also the lead editor of the book Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery.


Medical School

  • Northwestern University Medical School MD


  • Case Western University Hospitals, General Surgery


  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Orthopedic Surgery


  • RA Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Orthopaedic Appendicular and Spinal Traumatology
  • Queen’s Medical Centre, Center for Spinal Surgery and Studies, Spine


  • Harvard University

Faculty Appointments

Yale University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Associate Professor

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
Orthopedic Trauma Association
North American Spine Society
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society

MidState Medical Center

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