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El Camino Hospital
Mountain View Surgery Center
Education & Training
UCSF School of Medicine, 2006
UCSF School of Medicine, 2007
UCSF School of Medicine, 2011
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Orthopaedic Trauma, 2012
Anterior hip replacement, Complex reconstructive surgery, Foot and ankle surgery, Hip replacement, Hip surgery, Ilizarov and spatial frame deformity correction, Knee replacement, Ligament reconstruction, Limb length discrepancies, Limb preservation/salvage, Malunions, Minimally invasive surgery, Osteomyelitis, Osteotomies, Pediatric orthopedic surgery, Pelvic fracture surgery, Periarticular fractures, Radial head replacement, Revision of joint replacement, Tissue-sparing joint replacement surgery, Trauma, Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
Musculoskeletal trauma: minimally invasive fracture surgery, complex fracture care, periprosthetic fractures.
Hip/Knee replacements: Minimally invasive hip/knee replacements, direct anterior hip replacement, post-traumatic hip/knee replacements.
Japanese (Very Good)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tenrikyo Young Men's Association
Dr. Yamamoto enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, hiking and enjoying beer with friends.
Physician Web Link
Philosophy of Care
I grew up watching my parents devote their lives to taking care of others while truly enjoying life. I learned that finding joy in the hard work that we as orthopaedic surgeons perform is extremely important not only to patient care, but also to the care of the staff who all work together to take excellent care of our patients. Moreover, I believe that at PAMF, patients deserve and can receive the best care possible. During my year of orthopaedic trauma fellowship training, I had the privilege of working with Dr. Don Wiss, the premier authority on orthopaedic fracture care. In addition to learning the various master techniques required to fix complex fractures, I learned that striving for perfection in and out of the operating room is truly what taking care of patients is all about.
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