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Taro Yokoyama, M.D.

Languages: Japanese, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Taro Yokoyama, MD, PhD, is board certified in both general and thoracic surgery. He received his medical degree from Okayama University Medical School in Japan. Following his internship at Okayama Saiseikai Hospital he completed his general and cardiovascular/thoracic residency at Okayama University Hospital. While serving his residencies, Dr. Yokoyama also wrote his doctorate and received his PhD in physiology. In addition, Dr. Yokoyama received a fellowship in cardiovascular surgical research at Georgetown University Medical Center. A two-year clinical fellowship was completed at the USC School of Medicine and St. Vincent Medical Center. Dr. Yokoyama's clinical areas of expertise include adult cardiac, general thoracic, adult congenital and vascular surgery. Dr. Yokoyama has published more than forty articles on a variety of topics; his work has appeared in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and other distinguished journals and books. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, the Los Angeles County Medical Association, the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, the International Society for Heart Transplantation, and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. Dr. Yokoyama speaks Japanese. Dr. Yokoyama is a member of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staff providing care in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.
Education
Institution
Type
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Medical School
Okayama University Medical School, Japan
Internship
UPMC Mckeesport Hospital, Mckeesport, PA
Internship
Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Okayama University Medical School, Japan
Residency
LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plus POS
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • Foundation Health PPO/EPO/POS
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Health Net Covered CA HMO
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Interplan PPO/EPO
  • LA Care Covered CA HMO
  • LA Foundation Medical Care PPO/EPO
  • MCS Patient Centered HC PPO
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Cal - LA Care Care 1st HMO
  • Medi-Cal Health Net HMO
  • Medi-Cal Molina HMO
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Pacific Health Alliance PPO/POS
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • Prudential Healthcare
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • TriCare PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • USA Managed Care Organization PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Universal Health Network PPO
  • Workers Compensation
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Organ Transplantation
 
Pacific Cardiothoracic Surgery Group
201 South Alvarado Street Suite 702
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 368-7739
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center