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Specialties & Research
Dr. Kara Yamamoto, MD is board certified in Pediatric Rheumatology.
- She has special expertise in 5 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Education & Awards
Dr. Yamamoto graduated from University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
Dr. Yamamoto has 7 hospital affiliations:
- Queens Medical Center
- Pali Momi Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Yamamoto accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii - 16 plans
- WellCare - 1 plan
- United Healthcare - 10 plans