Dr. Nelson Yamagata, MD

Dr. Nelson Yamagata, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Nelson Yamagata, MD is a neurology specialist in Templeton, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurology.

1310 Las Tablas Rd Ste 105

Templeton, CA 93465

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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Tension Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Yamagata'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

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

48  Conditions Treated


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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.


  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • La Co Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yamagata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamagata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamagata to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Yamagata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Highly recommended. Dr. Yamagata was very pleasant and prepared in meeting with me for the first time. He was the first Doctor to care about helping me with my health issues, more so than previous Doctors who had the same information given to them. I look forward now to a better quality of...more
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Warning!!! The front desk of this office is extremely incapable of keeping even the simplest of calendars appaiintments. They will repeatedly forget to put your confirmed appointment in their system and only inform you that they can not work with you and to reschedule with another doctor. Save your...more
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There is never a wait in Dr. Yamagata's office. Staff is wonderful. The receptionist is super friendly and always has a smile. Dr. Yamagata talks to me like a friend. He is easygoing and takes time to listen me. Very happy.
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Dr. Yamagata takes the time to listen. He also was not quick to force unnecessary treatments on me. He informed me and let me make decisions. He gave me the alternative lifestyle changes I could make to help me with my neurological disorder. I chose to try those things first, and with very good...more
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