Dr. Richard Yamamoto, MD

Dr. Richard Yamamoto, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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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.Read his story

3565 Del Amo Blvd

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CalOptima
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Delta Health System
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Itchy Skin
high
more than 91% of peers
Dermatitis
normal
more than 79% of peers
Ringworm
normal
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.

Dr. Yamamoto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yamamoto "Richard Yamamoto, MD, practices dermatology. Dr Yamamoto earned his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma, Guadalajara, Mexico, and completed his US medical degree by the Fifth Pathway program at UC Irvine. He completed his internship at San Bernardino County Hospital and did research and clinical fellowships at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Yamamoto has published many scholarly articles and has a continuing interest in skin cancer research. In addition to English, Dr. Yamamoto also speaks Spanish."

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yamamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamamoto's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamamoto to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yamamoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • 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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