Dr. Tomoaki Hinohara, MD

Dr. Tomoaki Hinohara, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tomoaki Hinohara, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.Read his story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 230

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Physician HealthCare Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Hinohara

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 90% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Hinohara'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. Hinohara's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hinohara "Dr. Hinohara was born in Tokyo, Japan. After training, he served as the Director of Interventional Cardiac Catheterization at Duke University before joining CMCI in 1988, and Dignity Health in 2016. He is currently the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory for Sequoia Hospital. Throughout his career he has significantly advanced the field of interventional coronary and peripheral vascular disease with innovations in device development. He specializes in complex cardiology cases, and is a regional referral for technically advanced interventional cases. He is a longtime resident of San Mateo County, dedicated to serving the community."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hinohara "The Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions team evaluates and cares for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions including hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiac prevention, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, peripheral and coronary artery disease. 

We strive for the very highest level of personal service. If your health requires a hospital stay, our physicians will be there, guiding and managing your care every step of the way. Our nurses and staff are friendly, professional and supportive. We are connected with Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute, one of the nation's leading providers of cardiovascular care, which is now also afilliated with the renownedCleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute – the only affiliation of its kind in Northern California."


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2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension


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27  Procedures

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.


  • Keio University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • McGill University Faculty Med Hospital Montreal, Quebec Canada
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hinohara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Sequoia Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Hinohara is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Hinohara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hinohara to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hinohara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hinohara is a great doctor. I was brought to the emergency with a heart attack and was scheduled immediately to have a stent put in to help me. Luckily for me, Dr. Hinohara was available to perform this procedure. Everything went perfect and his ongoing care is #1 in my book. He is caring and...more
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