Garvin Yee, MD

Garvin Yee, MD

Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Garvin Yee is dual board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine and knee arthritis.

Dr. Yee specializes in knee arthroscopy, including ACL reconstruction, all arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and minimally invasive tennis elbow repair.

Additionally, he specializes in non-surgical management of knee arthritis, including aquatic therapy, customized bracing, and viscosupplementation arthritis injections.

Orthopedic Surgery Private Practice Awards

  • Castle Connolly – Top Doctors: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Vitals – Top 10 Doctors: 2013
  • Vitals – Most Compassionate Doctor: 2012


BS: Biology of Sciences, University of California-Davis, 1984

MD: UHS/The Chicago Medical School, 1988

Residency: Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals Orthopedic Surgery, 1998 – 93

Fellowship: Oasis Sports Medical Group, 1993 – 1994 (Teams: San Diego Chargers and San Diego Gulls)


  • Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Subspecialty, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Achievements

UHS/The Chicago Medical School

  • Class Rank #2
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • McGraw-Hill Academic Performance Award
  • Lange Medical Student Award
  • The Board of Trustees Scholarship Award
  • University of California-Davis
  • Graduated with High Honors (Top%) GPA = 3.96/4.00
  • Dean’s List (Each year in college)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


  • Expert speaker and roundtable consultant on viscosupplementation, Hyalgan®, Euflexxa®, Orthovisc®, and Synvisc®
  • Expert speaker and clinical and lab instructor for shoulder and rotator cuff surgery
  • International expert speaker for tennis elbow treatment and repair


  • Research Assistant, University Of California-Davis: Orthopaedic Research Department, 1984 Excretion of Nichel, Cobalt and Chromium Following Intramuscular Injection into Hamsters
  • Author, Esophageal Penetration by an Anterior Cervical Fixation Device. Published Spine Vol. 18, PP. 522 – 527, 1993
  • Co-Author, Reduction of Spinal Dislocations using a Cloward Vertebral Spreader. Presentation – Tarrant County Orthopaedic Society Meeting, 1993 & Poster – North American Spine Association Meeting in San Diego, 1993

The Center for Bone & Joint Office Locations

  • 460 North State Road 7, Suite 300, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
  • 1100 South Main Street, Suite 101, Belle Glade, FL 33430
  • 10131 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 206, Wellington, FL 33414

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Wellington Regional Medical Center: 10101 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414
  • Palms West Hospital: 13001 Southern Blvd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
  • Palms Wellington Surgical Center: 460 North State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Patient Reviews

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