Dr. William Yu is a Board-Certified lnterventional Nephrologist at the Metropolitan Vascular Institute. He specializes in dialysis access and has a passion for caring for patients with End Stage Renal Disease. Dr. William Yu was one of the first lnterventional Nephrologists certified in Hemodialysis Vascular Access Procedures by the American Society of Diagnostic and lnterventional Nephrology (ASDIN). Dr. William Yu graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1994 as part of the 6-year combined B.A./M.D. program, from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency in 1997 and his Nephrology Fellowship in 1999 both at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
Since 2001, Dr. Yu has specialized in all aspects of hemodialysis vascular access. And while being in private practice, Dr. Yu was active in teaching and had a part-time academic position at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine from 2000-2005.
Furthermore, Dr. Yu was awarded the “Faculty Teacher Award” in 2001 by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Sinai Hospital Program in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Yu practiced in Baltimore area for over 6 years and then in Prince George’s County, MD and Washington, DC. for the last 13 years. Dr. Yu has worked in outpatient based vascular labs (OBLs) since 2001 and has been actively involved in management of OBLs since 2006. He currently holds licenses in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania and Illinois