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Nicholas C Yaru M.D.

(949) 644-9000
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Expertise
  • Sports Medicine
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
Address
1441 Avocado, Suite 802
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Education & Training

Medical Education - University of Health Sciences/Chicago Med School (Medical Doctor)
Internship - University of California SD Medical Ctr (General Surgery)
Residency - University of California SD Medical Ctr (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - University of California SD Medical Ctr (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Physician Bio

Nicholas C. Yaru, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and total hip and total knee replacement. Dr. Yaru has been on staff at Hoag Hospital since 1986 and has served as a Department Chairman in Orthopedics for a two-year term.

Dr. Yaru graduated from Chicago Medical School and served his Internship and Residency at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Yaru was Chief Resident during his final year of Residency and was awarded the McCoy Award as Outstanding Resident in 1986. Dr. Yaru also had a one-year orthopedic research fellowship in San Diego in 1983. After graduation Dr. Yaru did a one-year fellowship in knee surgery and sports medicine at the University of California San Diego, in conjunction with Kaiser Hospital San Diego.

“As a result of his research fellowship and fellowship in knee surgery and sports medicine, Dr. Yaru has published numerous papers in numerous journals pertaining to orthopedic surgery.”
Dr. Yaru has served as Resident Physician for the San Diego Chargers in 1982 and as team physician for the Palomar College football team in San Diego.

In addition, Dr. Yaru has served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Hoag Hospital 552 Club. During his second term he was treasurer of the Hoag Hospital 552 Club.

Conditions Treated

  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Achilles Tendonitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle & Foot Dislocations / Subluxations (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle & Foot Tendinitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Instability (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Baker’s Cyst (Knee)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Bunion (Foot & Ankle)
  • Bunionette / Tailor's Bunion (Foot & Ankle)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Diabetic Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dislocated Hip / Hip Dislocation (Hip)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Femur Fracture (Hip)
  • Fibula Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Flat Foot / Pes Planus (Foot & Ankle)
  • Fractured Hip (Hip)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Groin Pain (Sports Medicine)
  • Groin Pain (Hip)
  • Hammer Toe (Foot & Ankle)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Hip)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • 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)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Morton's Neuroma / Metatarsalgia (Foot & Ankle)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Muscle Strain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Nail Disorder (Foot & Ankle)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Foot & Ankle / Foot Osteoarthritis / Ankle Osteoarthr (Foot & Ankle)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Osteoporosis (Hip)
  • Osteoporosis (Shoulder)
  • 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)
  • Pelvic Fracture (Hip)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (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)
  • Skin Conditions (Foot & Ankle)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Sports Hernia (Hip)
  • Sprained Ankle / Ankle Sprain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Stiff Big Toe / Hallux Rigidis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Suprascapular Nerve Injury (Shoulder)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy / Entrapment (Shoulder)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Synovitis of the Hip (Hip)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Toe & Foot Fractures (Foot & Ankle)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)