Dr. Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD

Dr. Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology.

243 Charles St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Hole
more than 63% of peers
Macular Edema
more than 63% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Yonekawa'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. Yonekawa "Dr. Yoshihiro Yonekawa is a fellowship-trained retina specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear. He provides eye care for children and adults with retinal disorders."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yonekawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yonekawa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yonekawa to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Yonekawa'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)

I went to see Dr. Yonekawa, because I have a diagnosis of AgeRelated Macular Degeneration and I wanted to be evaluated by a good specialist. I was very impressed by his knowledge and great "bedside manner". Tomorrow I am going to see him again, since he wants me to be checked every six months. I...more
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