Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD

Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 84
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Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Okayama University Med School in 1960 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

201 S Alvarado St Ste 702

Los Angeles, CA 90057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • 5 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yokoyama's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yokoyama performs Lung Surgery more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Yokoyama performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Pericardial Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yokoyama treats Pericardial Disease more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Yokoyama treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Pulmonary Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yokoyama treats Pulmonary Disease more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Yokoyama treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Yokoyama's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Malformation
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I hold the belief that every patient has a chance to have, if necessary, a procedure that will enhance their quality of life.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1975
    LA Co-USC Gen Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    1975
  • 1972
    Hahnemann University Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1972
  • 1969
    Mckeesport Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1969
  • 1966
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1966
  • 1961
    Okayama Saisekai Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1961
  • 1960
    Okayama University Med School
    Medical School
    1960
  • 1954
    Okayama University / Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    1954

Languages

  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Yokoyama's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yokoyama

3.2

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Caremore Medical Group
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid of California
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice HMO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Select HMO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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