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Duane K. Yamashiro, D.D.S.

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Languages

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

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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