Dr. Thomas Kanomata, MD

Dr. Thomas Kanomata, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

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Dr. Thomas Kanomata, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Grass Valley, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sierra Nevada

280 Sierra College Dr Ste 120

Grass Valley, CA 95945
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart

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Dr. Kanomata's Experience

Dr. Kanomata's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kanomata's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kanomata "Dr. Kanomata enjoys volunteering time for good causes. He has a passion for providing health talks and teaching individuals how to improve their lifestyle and reduce chronic diseases. He has served good neighbor house, a medical free clinic, from 1993-2011. He has also participated in a number of overseas mission trips serving in medical clinics as well as volunteered as camp physician and first aid instructor at the Young Disciple Youth Camp. Dr. Kanomata has received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance in both their Heart/Stroke Program and in the Diabetic Physician Recognition Program. The programs were developed in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to recognize physicians who demonstrate high quality care for patients with diabetes and a cardiac condition or who have had stroke."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kanomata "I believe in developing trusting relationships with my patients through open communication by which health and wellness can be attained.  This is best achieved through a working partnership between a doctor and a patient who share the same goal."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

256  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Andrews University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Kettering Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Kettering Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kanomata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanomata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanomata to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kanomata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

A knowledgeable physician, yes, but he doesn't really listen to the patient. His exams are too brief, and in my opinion he has a number of times submitted bills to the insurance company for more work than he has actually done. Asking for a referral to see a specialist is akin to insulting him, and...more
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Very professional, yet patient friendly. On time. Helpful advice that works for improving your health Listens to you as a patient Not in a rush
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Dr. Kanomata has provided medical care to my wife and I on several occasions. I have always been impressed with the quality of his care and have recommended him to my family and friends. I highly regard Dr. Kanomata for his proactive approach to teaching lifestyle modification to prevent disease....more
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Kind, smart, all in all a great Dr
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