Dr. Kentaro Yamada, MD

Dr. Kentaro Yamada, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Kentaro Yamada, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4094 4th Ave Ste 203

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yamada performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pterygium
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Yamada's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Southwestern Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yamada has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamada's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamada to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Yamada's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

For the last several years I have spent my winters in Southern California. Since I am diabetic, I need to have my eyes examined periodically. So I looked for a capable ophthalmologist in San Diego. When I first got my eyes examined by Dr. Yamada several years ago, he examined my eyes very...more
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I had a horrible experience with this doctor and his less than competent staff. He did an incomplete and ineffective exam, all he was interested in was rushing me into surgery where he makes the big bucks. He refused repeated requests I made for a return phone call and a more complete exam. When...more
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This is the kindest, most gentle surgeon I have ever met. He returned me from near blindness in one eye to normalcy. He listens and informs completely. I would reccommend him to anyone in need of sight restoration.
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