Alfred M. Yamamoto, MD


Member Since: 1992
Title: Shareholder, Medical Director at Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Trustee
Training: UCLA, UC San Francisco
Specialty Expertise: Cytopathology, FNA, Surgical Pathology, Quality Assurance/Compliance
Other Interests: Son (Jeremy), golf

Dr. Yamamoto graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from U.C. Riverside in 1983 with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. His Medical Degree was received at the UCLA School of Medicine in 1986. His residency and fellowship in Pathology were spent at UC San Francisco. He was Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 1991. Dr. Yamamoto has been with APMG since 1992 and has practiced at several of the Group’s Southern California facilities. This has included Medical Directorship experience. He is currently Medical Director at Lakewood Regional Medical Center. His memberships include American Society of Clinical Pathologists, American Medical Association, College of American Pathologists, California Society of Pathology, Los Angeles Society of Pathologists, and American Pathology Foundation. His areas of special interest are fine needle aspiration cytology and quality assurance. Dr. Yamamoto is married and has one son. He is also an avid, but frustrated, golfer.
We are a diverse group of Pathologists that wish to serve the needs of the organizations that partner with us along with those of their Medical Staffs and Patients. We have vast multispecialty expertise in just about all facets of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Also, our versatility allows us to quickly adapt to the ever-changing healthcare landscape. This unique combination has allowed us to excel in a variety of pathology settings, from outpatient labs and physician’s offices to hospitals of all sizes and types.
Al Yamamoto, MD