Dr. Yu received her MD from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She completed a Urology Residency at the McGill University Health Center. Subsequently, she spent two years in Boston, Massachusetts where she completed a Urologic Oncology Fellowship in the Combined Harvard Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Yu’s clinical practice focuses on the surgical treatment of urologic cancers including prostate, bladder, kidney, penile and testicular cancer, using minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) and open techniques. She is interested in surgical outcomes research and quality improvement with a focus on bladder and prostate cancers.
Education & Training
Massachusetts General Hospital Brigham and Women's Hospital - Urologic Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Society of Urologic Oncology
Chakiryan N, Yu A. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2021 Jun.101097JU000000000000178601. Pubmedid: 34105989.
Yu A, Zlatev DV, Blute ML. Revisiting the role of lymph node dissection in renal cell carcinoma. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Jul.7(Suppl 3):S91. Pubmedid: 31576299. Pmcid: PMC6685843.
Yu A, Mansure JJ, Solanki S, Siemens DR, Koti M, Dias ABT, Burnier MM, Brimo F, Kassouf W. Presence of lymphocytic infiltrate cytotoxic T lymphocyte CD3+, CD8+, and immunoscore as prognostic marker in patients after radical cystectomy. PLoS One. 2018 Oct.13(10):e0205746. Pubmedid: 30308033. Pmcid: PMC6181418.
Yu A, Capolicchio JP. A case of epidermoid median raphe cyst traversing the corpora cavernosa. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Mar.11(3-4):E119-E121. Pubmedid: 28360959. Pmcid: PMC5365388.
Yu A, Campeau L. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell therapy for voiding dysfunction. Curr Urol Rep. 2015 Jul.16(7):49. Pubmedid: 26025492.
Elkoushy MA, Yu AX, Tabah R, Payne RJ, Dragomir A, Andonian S. Determinants of urolithiasis before and after parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Urology. 2014 Jul.84(1):22-26. Pubmedid: 24703459.
Yu A, Giannone T, Scheffler P, Doonan RJ, Egiziano G, Gomez YH, Papaioannou TG, Daskalopoulou SS. The effect of oral contraceptive pills and the natural menstrual cYCLe on arterial stiffness and hemodynamICs (CYCLIC). J Hypertens. 2014 Jan.32(1):100-107. Pubmedid: 24326993.
Yu A, Shahrour W, Andonian S. Simultaneous bilateral tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Can Urol Assoc J. 2012 Aug.6(4):E162-E166. Pubmedid: 23093570. Pmcid: PMC3430725.
Doonan RJ, Scheffler P, Yu A, Egiziano G, Mutter A, Bacon S, Carli F, Daskalopoulos ME, Daskalopoulou SS. Altered arterial stiffness and subendocardial viability ratio in young healthy light smokers after acute exercise. PLoS One. 2011 Oct.6(10):e26151. Pubmedid: 22028821. Pmcid: PMC3189960.
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