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Michael Yip, MD

michael yip, md.


Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, 2007-2011

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004-2007; BS in Biological Sciences, BA in Political Science; Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Postgraduate training

Fellowship: NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2016-July 2017; Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship

Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2011-2016; Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Certification examinations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019

Specializing In


Michael C. Yip, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in shoulder and elbow surgery. In private practice since 2017, his clinical practice includes conditions affecting the shoulders and elbows including arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery and replacement, rotator cuff disease, arthritis, sports injuries and shoulder and elbow fractures.

Professional experience

Greater Rochester Orthopaedics, P.C.: Orthopaedic Surgeon, 2017 – Present


Yip M, Virk MS. Treatment of Frozen Shoulder: A Critical Analysis Review.

Yip M, Werner, FW, DaRin RA, Delisle EM, Wilson, DL, Setter KS. Determining Native Humeral Retroversion Using CT and CAD models and Applications to Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Jenkins ED, Yip M, Melman L, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Informed Consent Regarding Biologic Mesh within Religious and Cultural Communities. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Apr; 210(4):402-10.


Yip, M. Management of Glenoid Bone Loss; Current Reconstructive Options. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Syracuse, NY June 8, 2016.

Yip M, Werner FW, DaRin RA, Delisle EM, Wilson DL, Setter KJ. Total Shoulder Replacement Retroversion:Variation among Shoulders before Surgery and Between the Intact Shoulder and After Surgery. ORS 2016 Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. March 5-8, 2016.

Yip M, Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in Throwing Athletes. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Syracuse, NY. August 13, 2014.

Ongoing research

Abdelshahed M, Yip M, Zuckerman JD, Kwon YW, Virk MS. Outcomes using posterior augmented reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for glenoid wear: a minimum of two year follow up compared to matched control.

Yip M, Buchalter D, Abdelshahed M, Mahure S, Virk MS, Zuckerman JD, Kwon YW, Rokito AS. Revision open Bankart repair for failed prior arthroscopic or open stabilization.

Paoli A, Brown A, Yip M, Mahure S, Virk MS. Utility of routine X-rays in 1st year postoperative period after shoulder arthroplasty.