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    Akira Yamamoto

    Akira Yamamoto, M.D.


    Orthopedic Surgery

     
    Accepting new patients

    Trauma Surgery

     
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    Mountain View Center
    701 E. El Camino Real
    Mountain View, California 94040
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    (650) 934-7111 

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    Medical Affiliation(s)


    Education & Training

    Medical education:
    UCSF School of Medicine, 2006
    Internship:
    UCSF School of Medicine, 2007
    Residency:
    UCSF School of Medicine, 2011
    Fellowship(s):
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Orthopaedic Trauma, 2012

    Department

    Orthopedics

    Professional Interests

    Orthopedic Surgery
    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

    Additional Information

    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.

    Spoken Languages

    Primary:
    English
    Additional:
    Japanese (Very Good)

    Community Activities

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Tenrikyo Young Men's Association

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Yamamoto enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, hiking and enjoying beer with friends.

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    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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