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Eugene S. Yim, MD

About Dr. Eugene S. Yim

Dr. Yim is a fellowship- trained primary care sports medicine physician with a background in Emergency Medicine. He specializes in the non-operative management of sports and orthopedic injuries. Dr. Yim grew up in Dallas, Texas where he was exposed to sports through his father, a renowned world-champion martial artist. After pursuing his undergraduate education at Yale University, Dr. Yim moved to California to complete his medical degree at Stanford Medical School. While in medical school, Dr. Yim spent a year at the Harvard School of Public Health, obtaining a Masters in Public Health (M.P.H). He returned to Boston to complete his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Prior to joining Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Newport Orthopedic Institute, Dr. Yim served as the resident medical director for mass event first aid of the Boston Red Sox games at Fenway Park. Following residency, Dr. Yim returned to California to complete a fellowship in sports medicine at Stanford. As a staff member at the Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic, Dr. Yim helped care for all of the NCAA Division I athletes at Stanford. He served as a team physician for Stanford Football. He also had the opportunity to serve as the medical team physician for the San Francisco 49ers, helping care for professional football players in the NFL. Currently, he is one of the medical team physicians for the LA Chargers and is also a team physician for U.S. Men's and Women's National Volleyball Teams. In his free time, Dr. Yim enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, and is also a proud father to two amazing boys.

Insurances Accepted

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Greater Newport Physicians IPA
  • Health Net PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • United Healthcare PPO

For HMO plan participation please call the physician's office.

Education Medical Education - Stanford University School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Fellowship - Stanford University Medical Center (Sports Medicine)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
Conditions Treated
  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • Achilles Tendonitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Baker's Cyst (Knee)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Groin Pain (Sports Medicine)
  • Groin Pain (Hip)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Hip)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot (Knee)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Cysts (Knee)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Tendonitis (Knee)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • LCL Injury (Knee)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis / Patella Tendonitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • Runner's Knee (Knee)
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella (Sports Medicine)
  • Sciatica (Hip)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Separated Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shin Splints (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Fractures (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Instability (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Sports Concusion (Sports Medicine)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Synovitis of the Hip (Hip)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)
Procedures
  • Anti-inflammatory medicine
  • Coricosteroids / Cortisone shots
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection / Viscosupplementation
  • Physical Therapy
  • X-Ray & MRI