Wesley YuM.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Dermatology

Special focus on

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Insurance

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Biography

Dr. Wesley Yu specializes in treating skin cancers like basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma with Mohs micrographic surgery (a specialized technique with the highest cure rate and best cosmetic outcome for skin cancers on the face or other sensitive areas). Dr. Yu has advanced training in reconstruction and is recognized as an expert in this area.

Additionally, Dr. Yu leads multiple research projects investigating new treatments for high-risk skin cancers and melanoma that informs his clinical practice and allows him to recommend the most up to date treatments for his patients. 

In his spare time, Dr. Yu enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, chasing his 2 year old, hiking and learning about the local area from his patients.

Education

  • M.D., 2015, University of California San Francisco
  • Residency:

    • Dermatology, University of California San Francisco
  • Fellowship:

    • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Dermatology

Memberships and associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology
  • Member, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member, Association of Professors of Dermatology
  • Member, American College of Mohs Surgery