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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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