Dr. Richard Yamamoto, MD

Dr. Richard Yamamoto, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Richard Yamamoto, MD is a dermatologist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1984 and specializes in dermatology.

3565 Del Amo Blvd

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Itchy Skin
more than 91% of peers
more than 79% of peers
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Yamamoto'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yamamoto "Dr. Yamamoto has published many scholarly articles and has a continuing interest in skin cancer research. Dr. Yamamoto also speaks Spanish."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yamamoto does not have any board certifications listed.

36  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • La Co Harbor Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yamamoto has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamamoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamamoto to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yamamoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great doctor. Good listener. Explained my condition and options for treatment clearly. Good technique @ treatment. Explained after care well; easy to know what to do. Definitely recommend.
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