Dr. Joseph Yu MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Joseph Yu is a gastroenterologist in Portland, Maine. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of Saint Raphael and Southern Maine Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Yu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Hospital of Saint Raphael and one of 4 at Southern Maine Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests: GERD, Inflammatory bowel disease, Proctology, Colon/colon cancer, Barretts, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colon Cancer Screening

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #18 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Mercy Hospital of Portland

Southern Maine Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1990 - 1991

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1983

NYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med Ctr
Fellowship, Gastroenterology (IM), 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Gastroenterology

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association
2006

Top Doctors Connecticut, Castle Connolly
2009

member, Alpha Omega Alpha
1983

member, Phi Beta Kappa
1978

Publications & Presentations

Increased Neutrophil Elastase Activity in Cigarette Smokers
Weitz,Crowley,Lipman, Yu

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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