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About Dr. Kelvin Yamada
Dr. Kelvin Yamada, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Meridian, ID, with other offices in Saint Louis, MO and Saint Louis, MO . He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Child Neurology and Neurology. Dr. Yamada is affiliated with BarnesJewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Yamada has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Kelvin Yamada has the following 2 specialties
- Child Neurology
Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
Dr. Kelvin Yamada has the following 1 expertise
- St. Louis Encephalitis
Dr. Kelvin Yamada is Board Certified in 5 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Yamada is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan
33 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Dr. Kelvin Yamada accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
Blue Cross Idaho
- Blue Cross ID PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry MO HMO POS
- Coventry MO PPO
- CoventryOne PPO Network
- First Health PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Moda Health Connexus
- Moda Health Summit
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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