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Sylvester T. Youlo, MD

Phelps Health Medical Group

Sylvester T. Youlo, MD

Accepting New Patients


Sports Medicine



Special Interests

Cartilage problems
Ligaments and tendons repair
Meniscus tears and injuries (cartilage in the knee)
Arthritis of hip, knee, and shoulder
ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears in the knee
Rotator cuff tears in the shoulder
Sports injuries

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

About Me

Sylvester T. Youlo, MD, is a fellowship-trained surgeon who specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He joined the Phelps Health Medical Group in October 2020. Dr. Youlo grew up in a small town in the West African country of Liberia. He moved to the United States in 2000. Dr. Youlo earned his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from the University of Maryland in College Park. He graduated from medical school at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and completed his residency training as an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He then went on to complete fellowship training in sports medicine at the University of Kentucky. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. When Dr. Youlo is not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his three children and wife.


Education & Training

Medical School Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Orthopedic Surgery), Madison, Wisconsin

Fellowship University of Kentucky (Sports Medicine), Lexington, Kentucky


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