• General Surgery

  • Our general surgery team was recently awarded the top five most improved General Surgery practices in patient satisfaction, as compared to other surgery practices in the Centura Health network that spans Colorado and Kansas.  In addition, St. Thomas More Hospital is a 2015 Five Star Recipient by Healthgrades for gallbladder removal and appendectomy.  

    We are proud of our team that is dedicated to providing safe, high quality surgical care and outstanding clinical outcomes.  Our team performs procedures and surgeries such as colonoscopies, EGD’s, thoracic surgery, gallbladder, hernia, appendectomies, bowel resections, colostomy, breast biopsies, lumpectomies and mastectomies. Although we work on a referral basis and may see our patients for short periods of time, we maintain lasting relationships within our community. 

    Call 719-285-2760 to schedule an appointment or for more information. 

    Our practices serve all patients regardless of inability to pay. Sliding Fee Scale Discounts for essential services are offered depending upon family/household size and income. For further information contact our Program Representative at 719-285-2467.

  • Our Provider

  • Vincent T. Yu, M.D.Vincent T. Yu, M.D. is a General Surgeon who has recently joined St. Thomas More Physician Group.  Dr. Yu has been in private practice in Canon City since 2004.  He is currently accepting new patients.  He accepts most insurance including Blue Cross, United Healthcare, Humana, Tri-Care, Medicaid, and Medicare.

    Dr. Yu earned his Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry and Biology from Indiana University.  He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and finished surgical training at Temple University-Memorial Medical Center.  Dr. Yu has been practicing in Colorado since 1991.  While in private practice he specialized in general surgery and endoscopy.  

    Dr. Yu is a part of the Colorado and Fremont County Medical Society.  Dr. Yu also served on the Resident-Student Interdisciplinary Education Committee at Memorial Medical Center.  Dr. Yu was a part of a research project named The Effects of local infiltration using Bupiracaine Hydrochloride following elective cholecystectomy.

    In his spare time Dr. Yu enjoys the abundant activities in Colorado.  He lives in Canon City with his three daughters.  They enjoy traveling.

    Care Philosophy

    • To provide excellent surgical care for everyone.


    Surgeries Performed

    • General Surgery
    • Endoscopy


    Download Dr. Yu's bio sheet.

  • Contact Information

  • 1145 Ohio Avenue
    Suite C 
    Canon City, CO 81212

    Phone: 719-285-2760
    Fax: 719-285-2992
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