McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Jenny Yu, MD, is the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Ophthalmology, UPMC Eye Center. Dr. Yu also serves on the Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Aesthetic Surgery Service, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Yu recently spoke with Sean Henahan of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons podcast. Dr. Yu discussed minimally invasive surgical approaches to complications when dealing with the orbit, facial structures, and the skull base. Listen here.
Dr. Yu talks about the multidisciplinary team approach used to solving surgical problems, whether they be fractures, tumors, abscesses, or imbedded foreign bodies. She also highlights the challenges pediatric patients present and potential surgical complications, for instance from hematomas. CT scans are important imaging sources as well as pathology input during surgery when necessary.