Meet Dr. Kyle Yamamoto

Kyle Yamamoto, DDS, MD, MS smilingOral Surgeon in Torrance, CA


  • 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


  • 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


  • California State Dental License
  • California State Medical License
  • General Anesthesia License


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support


  • 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, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


  • 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.
For more information about Kyle Yamamoto, DDS, MD, MS or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kawahara or Dr. Yamamoto, call our office in Torrance, CA at Kawahara Oral Surgery office Phone Number (310) 373-2238.

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