Meet Dr. Kyle Yamamoto

Oral Surgeon in Torrance, CA

Education:

  • B.S. Biology
    • UCLA
    • Departmental Honors
  • M.S. Oral Biology
    • UCLA School of Dentistry
    • Research focused on development of the craniofacial skeleton, ultimately attempting to discover a genetic component for skeletal growth
    • Teaching Associate
      • UCLA Life Sciences Core Certificate of Distinction in Teaching
  • D.D.S. 
    • UCLA School of Dentistry
    • OKU (National dental honor society awarded to the top students in each dental school)
  • M.D.
    • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Training:

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
    • UCLA School of Dentistry
    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
      • General Surgery Internship
    • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
    • West Los Angeles VA

Licenses:

  • California State Dental License
  • California State Medical License
  • General Anesthesia License
  • Board Eligible in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support

Memberships

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons(CALAOMS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • California Dental Association (CDA)
  • West Los Angeles Dental Society (WLADS)
  • Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)
  • Hospital privileges at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

About:

  • Dr. Yamamoto met his wife at UCLA while volunteering for a youth summer camp. He enjoys hiking, backpacking, surfing, and snowboarding, though he spends most of his free time with his two young children.
  • Dr. Yamamoto started his career in this office as an oral surgery assistant. He returns after his extensive training as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.