About Dr Vivian Yu

Dr Vivian Yu was born and raised in Melbourne. She grew up speaking Cantonese and English at home with her family. Vivian graduated from The University of Melbourne School of Medicine in 2002. During her studies she also gained experience in general surgery at the Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong.

After graduating and completing her internship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Dr Vivian Yu took on her residency as a medical officer at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide. Vivian then returned to Melbourne to complete general surgical training through the Alfred Hospital.

In 2011, Vivian was awarded her Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and followed this with extensive post-fellowship subspecialty training in general, breast and endocrine surgery at Bendigo Health and Austin Health (Victoria) and Waikato District Health Board (New Zealand).  During this time, Vivian continued to strengthen her skills and expertise in the areas of elective and emergency general surgery.

Vivian also has a keen interest in surgical education. She is a member of the Academy of Surgical Educators and regularly instructs on courses for surgical trainees through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and General Surgeons Australia.

Qualifications:

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) 2011

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – The University of Melbourne 2002

Bachelor of Science (BSc) – The University of Melbourne 1999