Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD

Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 84
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Dr. Taro Yokoyama, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Okayama University Med School in 1960 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

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
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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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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)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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
  • Pleura Cancer
  • 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

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Yokoyama's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yokoyama

3.2

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1 Star
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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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