Dr. Kelvin A Yamada MD Neurologist

Dr. Kelvin Yamada is a neurologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 53 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 16 at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Ranked #13 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1985 - 1986

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1983 - 1985

St Louis Children's Hospital
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1986 - 1988

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Sleep Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sirt1 Extends Life Span and Delays Aging in Mice through the Regulation of Nk2 Homeobox 1 in the DMH and LH.
Satoh, A.,Brace, C. S.,Rensing, N.,Cliften, P.,Wozniak, D. F.,Herzog, E. D.,Yamada, K. A.,Imai, S.

Prevalence of Sleep Disturbances in Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Licis, A. K.,Vallorani, A.,Gao, F.,Chen, C.,Lenox, J.,Yamada, K. A.,Duntley, S. P.,Gutmann, D. H.

The ketogenic diet inhibits the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway.
McDaniel, S.S., Rensing, N.R., Thio, L.L., Yamada, K.A., Wong, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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