Dr. Kelvin Yamada, MD

Dr. Kelvin Yamada, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Kelvin Yamada, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1983 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology, sleep medicine, and more.Read his story

2347 E Gala St

Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Information

(208) 323-3767

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 82% of peers
more than 68% of peers

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Dr. Yamada's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yamada "Dr. Yamada is board certified in pediatrics, neurology with certification in child neurology, epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine. He earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Pomona College in Claremont, California and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at Baylor Affiliated Hospitals followed by his residency in neurology with specialization in child neurology at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri. He served as professor of pediatrics and neurology and director of the sleep medicine section in the Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine."

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

19  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yamada has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamada's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamada to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yamada's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Terrible bedside manner, arrogant, and don't EVEN think about trying to speak about anything to this doctor, he does ALL talking. 2 of the 3 receptionists thought they were too good to say hello, this is at the Summersweet location.
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Wonderful doctor. He was able to identify and treat my neuromuscular sleep disorder. Exceptionally accommodating and professional. I travel from Michigan to see Dr. Yamada.
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I had him perform a sleep study on me to find out why I'm having night terrors. Unfortunately, I did not have an episode during the study so he wasn't able to find anything wrong. The medicines aren't working. Every time I call his office to get help, I always have to leave a voicemail and then...more
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