Dr. Janet H. Yueh, M.D.

Dr. Janet H. Yueh, M.D.

About Dr. Janet H. Yueh, M.D.

Dr. Janet H. Yueh did her undergraduate work at Harvard University in Cambridge where she graduated magna cum laude. She continued her education at Harvard Medical School and earned her M.D. During her time in medical school, she was awarded the Doris Duke Clinic Research Fellowship and investigated patient access to reconstructive surgery after mastectomy for breast cancer.

Dr. Yueh completed her general surgery and plastic surgery training at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School. She then did additional training in orthopedic hand surgery at the Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Yueh is currently a hand and reconstructive surgeon at Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons. She has privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is known for her thoughtful bedside manner and clear explanations of complex medical issues. She believes in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

Dr. Yueh is also an accomplished researcher and has written multiple papers and book chapters on hand and reconstructive surgery. She has presented her work in numerous conferences at both the national and international level. She has been active in health policy and community health programs, including work with Agenda for Children Tomorrow and Health Leads.

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Dr. Yueh’s Surgical Specialties

Basal Joint Arthritis

Osteoarthritis of the thumb (basal joint arthritis) is the most common type of hand arthritis, occurring earlier and most often in women.

Carpal Tunnel

The need for carpal tunnel surgery is expanding due to repetitive stress damage that can often occur from demanding workplaces, sports activities and more.


This condition can occur anywhere in the body where muscle and bone are connected, very often in the hand.

Trigger Finger

For those suffering from trigger finger, the clever name doesn’t really express the pain they go through on a daily basis.

Dr. Yueh’s Featured Posts

carpal tunnel treatment options

Carpal Tunnel Treatment Options: The Complete Guide

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There are many carpal tunnel treatment options available to help alleviate the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to what happens when…

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What Qualities Should I Look for in a Carpal Tunnel Doctor?

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that can require surgery when other treatment options do not work. As you begin to explore options, you will need to find a…

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An Overview of Carpal Tunnel Surgery and Recovery

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Thanks to spending hours at work using your hands in repetitive motions and texting on mobile devices, carpal tunnel syndrome is becoming ever more prevalent in modern society. Once the…

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How to Assess a Carpal Tunnel Doctor in NJ

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Searching for a carpal tunnel doctor can seem overwhelming as you learn to cope with your condition and communicate with your insurance company at the same time. As you search…

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