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