Yue, James, MD




English, French, German

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Spine Surgery
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Back Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Mazor Spine Robotics, Robotic Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Spine Surgery-Complex, Spine Surgery-Degenerative, Spine Trauma, Trauma/Fractures

Hospitals and Organizations

  • MidState Medical Center


Queen’s Medical Centre, Center for Spinal Surgery and Studies ‐ Spine
RA Cowley Shock Trauma Center ‐ Orthopaedic Appendicular and Spinal Traumatology

Case Western University Hospitals ‐ General Surgery

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School

University Hospitals of Cleveland ‐ Orthopedic Surgery

Harvard University


Dr. James J. Yue was most recently co-chief of the orthopaedic spine surgery section at the Yale School of Medicine. He was also director of the ACGME Yale Spine Fellowship as well as the lead surgeon for motion sparing as well as endoscopic spine surgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA where he received an A.B. degree with Magna Cum Laude honors in biology. He completed his medical school training at the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and orthopaedic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland, in Cleveland, OH where he worked closely with Dr. Henry Bohlman. He completed two post residency fellowships, the first at the RA Cowley Shock Trauma Hospital in Baltimore, MD and the second at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, UK under the supervision of Mr. John K Webb and Mr. John O'Brien.

He has been the Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator on a number of FDA and non FDA clinical trials for disc replacement, motion-sparing, and endoscopic spine surgery clinical trials. He is the Chair of the Education Committee for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and IITTSS spine society. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery in the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

He has published and presented over 100 scientific articles and abstracts and 2 major spinal surgery textbooks. He is a journal reviewer for several international spine surgery journals.

He was also the lead editor of the book Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery.