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

(213) 639-2200

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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Top Care Areas

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

Aneurysm
normal
more than 65% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
more than 60% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 54% of peers

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

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Malformation
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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50  Procedures

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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.

Education

  • Okayama University / Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1954
  • Okayama University Med School
    Medical School | Graduated 1960
  • McKeesport Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Okayama Saisekai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Hahnemann University Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • La Co-Usc Gen Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yokoyama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yokoyama's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yokoyama to family and friends
9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Yokoyama's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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