Denise Yu, MD
Denise and her family immigrated to South Carolina when she was a child. She brings a passionate commitment to social justice and impressive intellect to family medicine. Denise excelled academically and was accepted to the UC San Diego medical scholar program, where she earned a BS in human biology and economics, as well as her MD. In medical school, Denise was active in running and providing care in a San Diego free clinic, as well as developing, implementing and evaluating a program for inner city youth to address issues of gender bias, bullying, substance abuse, and mental health and well-being. In her free time, she enjoys painting, travel, recreational sports, and outdoor-adventure sports like rafting, diving, and kayaking.