Wayne I. Yamahata MD
About the Practice
Dr. Wayne Yamahata is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Sacramento and Roseville, California. When he established his practice, Dr. Yamahata knew it was important to treat each patient as an individual. Throughout the years, his close attention to the nuances of each case has helped him create beautiful, satisfying results for countless patients.
Dr. Yamahata combines his considerable practical experience with ongoing training and education to bring the most worthwhile advancements in cosmetic surgery to the Sacramento area. Dr. Yamahata employs a conservative, tailored approach, which yields results that are completely unique and natural-looking.
Dr. Yamahata is selective about the procedures he offers at his practice, choosing surgeries and skincare services that are known to be effective and lasting. Perennial favorites among patients include liposuction and breast augmentation with implants at his Sacramento-based practice.
Dr. Yamahata uses leading-edge techniques in each surgery he performs, including tummy tuck, breast lift, and eyelid surgery. Dr. Yamahata also offers the popular Mommy Makeover, a combination surgery that repairs and restores the parts of a woman's body that are most affected by pregnancy and childbirth.
Background & Certification
Dr. Yamahata is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Yamahata earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California before enrolling at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. At UC Davis, Dr. Yamahata completed his entire medical education and training, including residencies, internships, and fellowships in general surgery, plastic surgery, and clinical nutrition.
Affiliations & Memberships
In addition to his board certification, Dr. Yamahata is a member of several prestigious professional organizations. His affiliations include:
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons®
- California Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- California Medical Association
- Greater Sacramento Plastic Surgery Society, past president
Dr. Yamahata understands the importance of keeping his memberships up to date. He demonstrates his commitment to the care of his patients by associating with reputable professional organizations with stringent admission standards. Dr. Yamahata's straightforward approach and transparency about his professional qualifications help him stand out among other Sacramento plastic surgeons.
For Dr. Yamahata, the consultation is a valuable opportunity to spend time with each patient, discussing his or her goals at length. Dr. Yamahata understands that many of his patients spend lots of time researching their decisions and weighing their options. To ensure that his patients choose the procedures that suit them best, Dr. Yamahata asks them lots of questions about their family and personal health history, lifestyle, and more. He strives to paint a complete picture of every patient, respecting him or her as an individual. During each consultation, Dr. Yamahata typically performs a brief physical examination of the targeted area to ensure that the patient's selected procedure is compatible with his or her body type and desired outcome.
Staff & Facilities
For the convenience of his patients, Dr. Yamahata has 2 offices. At his main location in Sacramento, patients are treated to state-of-the-art care in a beautiful setting accented by relaxing water features. The Sacramento location is home to an AAAASF-accredited outpatient surgery center where Dr. Yamahata performs most surgical procedures.
Skin Care Products
Also at the Sacramento location is The Skin Care Center, an on-site medical spa staffed by Dr. Yamahata's friendly team of licensed specialists. At The Skin Care Center, patients can undergo popular non-surgical services such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal filler injections, aesthetic laser treatments, and microdermabrasion.
Dr. Yamahata's Roseville location is a convenient option for patients from Folsom, Granite Bay, Rocklin, and other areas who wish to undergo on-site surgical and skincare procedures with Dr. Yamahata and his medical aesthetic staff.