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Ko P Yamada, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Specialties, Department of Cardiology
  • Cardiologist

Ko P Yamada, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Cardiology
Areas of Expertise
  • General Cardiology
  • Onco-cardiology
  • Echocardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiac CT
Other Languages Spoken
  • Japanese

Ko Yamada, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the department of cardiology.  Dr. Yamada obtained his undergraduate degree from Princeton University.  He earned his medical doctorate from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and also completed research training as a Howard-Hughes Research Scholar at the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Yamada completed internal medicine residency at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics.  He subsequently completed cardiology fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Yamada is board certified in cardiovascular disease.  He has expertise in non-invasive cardiology and onco-cardiology and holds certifications in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and vascular ultrasound

  • 2011 - Present ,Cardiologist, Department of Medical Specialties, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2010 - 2011, Physician, General Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Locations

Duarte

1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Phone :  626-256-4673

Degrees

  • 2000-2005 - David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, M.D.
  • 2002-2003 - Howard Hughes Medical Institute/NIH, Bethesda, MD, Research Scholar
  • 1995-1999 - Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, B.A., Molecular Biology

Fellowship

  • 2008 -2011, Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Cedars-Sinai & Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

  • 2005 -2008, Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, CA

Internship

  • 2005 -2008, Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, CA
  • American Board of Internal Medicine -Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Echocardiography
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Yamada K, Koizumi T, Kaneda H, Yamaguchi H, and Fitzgerald P. Late stent strut fracture evaluation by serial angiography and intravascular ultrasound of sirolimus-eluting stents in native coronary arteries.  International Journal of Cardiology. 2008.130:255-9.

Rezvani K, Grube M, Brenchley JM, Sconocchia G, Fujiwara H, Price DA, Gostick E, Yamada K, Melenhorst J, Childs R, Hensel N, Douek DC, and Barrett AJ. Functional leukemia-associated antigen-specific memory CD8+ T cells exist in healthy individuals and in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia before and after stem cell transplantation. Blood. 2003.102: 2892-900.

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