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Duane K. Yamashiro, D.D.S.

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    • English

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    Bio

    Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery

    Medical Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Program, Primary Children’s Hospital

    Dr. Duane Yamashiro is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Utah and Medical Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Program at Primary Children’s Hospital. He was raised in Hawaii, graduated from Loma Linda University and University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. His pediatric dentistry residency was completed at Primary Children’s Medical Center and an Orthodontic residency with a Master’s degree at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in California.

    In addition to his clinical practice of craniofacial orthodontics at Primary Children’s Hospital, Dr. Yamashiro has served as Medical Director for the Pediatric Dental Residency and Medical Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Programs, and faculty of the Utah Regional Education in Neurodevelopmental Leadership (URLEND).

    Interests and passions include, boating, wakeboarding, competitive shooting, trail running and backcountry skiing. The transition from surfing to wakeboarding and skiing was an easy natural change.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
    Dentistry - Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
    Plastic Surgery

    Academic Profile

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
    Dentistry - Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
    Plastic Surgery

    Academic Office Locations

    Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
    (801) 662-3930 Primary Children's Hospital
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
    Salt Lake City, UT 84113

    Academic Bio

    Teaching has been an integral part of Dr. Yamashiro's career. He has taught at the undergraduate dental level, served as director for a pediatric residency, and discipline coordinator at fellowship level for a interdisciplinary program, URLEND. As Medical Director for Cleft and Craniofacial Programs. He is responsible for interdisciplinary clinics comprised of plastic surgery, ENT, audiology, speech pathology, social work and nursing.

    Dr. Yamashiro's focus is on quality measures for cleft care, cleft/craniofacial team telemedicine and developing a craniofacial orthodontic fellowship.

    Education

    Education History

    Type School Degree
    Graduate Training Loma Linda University
    Orthodontics
    M.S.
    Residency Primary Children's Medical Center
    Resident
    Professional Dental University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
    D.D.S.
    Undergraduate Loma Linda University
    Biology
    B.A.

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