Dr. Yoshihiro Yamamoto, MD

Dr. Yoshihiro Yamamoto, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yoshihiro Yamamoto, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Olympia, WA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Okayama University in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

615 Lilly Rd NE Ste 100

Olympia, WA 98506

Contact Information

(360) 491-4211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Tumor
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Intracranial Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Microneurovascular Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transphenoidal Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 | Graduated 1985
  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yamamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yamamoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yamamoto to family and friends
3.5
based on 24 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Yamamoto's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

excellent doctor who knows what he is doing. caring and very professional. answers your questions and doesnt make you feel like you dont know what your talking about. follow up on referrals and nice person
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