MEET DR. YAMAMOTO
Dr. Kyle Yamamoto has devoted his career to plastic surgery specific to the face. His extensive training has led him to become the first full-time, fellowship trained, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Northern Nevada. He is an expert in the complex and intricate structures of the face, and offers a wide range of both surgical and non-surgical skills to rejuvenate, reshape, and repair. He is innovative in his approach to patient care and uses the latest technology to procure the best results.
As a local, Dr. Yamamoto grew up in Reno and attended Reno High School. He then became one of the few students to represent Nevada at Dartmouth College, where he graduated with a dual degree in Chemistry and Economics. Returning to his home town of Reno, Nevada, Dr. Yamamoto obtained his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York-Buffalo and then was one of only 42 surgeons worldwide selected to gain further subspecialty training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed his fellowship at the prestigious Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Yamamoto is a community faculty member at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He teaches medical students in the clinical setting and as well as acts as a mentor to those who are interested in pursuing plastic surgery as a career.
Dr. Yamamoto was trained extensively by Louis DeJoseph, MD, one of the top facial filler injectors in the world, as well as William Silver, MD, a world-renowned rhinoplasty surgeon. Dr. Yamamoto is an expert in short recovery time mini-facelifts, rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, and browlifts. He also specializes in all areas of the face including the eyelid, ear, chin, and neck.
“Facial plastic surgery is the perfect blend of surgery, creativity, and artistic expression,” says Dr. Yamamoto. “The face is the most complex and most beautiful creation of the human body.”
Dr. Yamamoto is thrilled to be practicing and residing in his hometown of Reno. In his free time he enjoys golf, travel, fitness, hiking, and spending time with his wife, Carrie and their son Tanner.
“My favorite part of my job is not the final result, but the reaction of my patients when they get exactly the result they want.” –Dr. Yamamoto
In 2016, Dr. Yamamoto was awarded the prestigious badge of a RealSelf Top Doctor
In recognition of their high patient ratings and favorable feedback on their contributed expertise, the RealSelf Top Doctor badge is awarded to less than 10% of the RealSelf doctor community. RealSelf recognize doctors who share their mission to empower patients with reliable information. RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering consumer questions, and are transparent about their level of service by encouraging their patients to post unbiased reviews and ratings. Doctors who receive this badge are awarded for sharing their expertise, free of charge, with tens of millions of RealSelf community members actively searching for information and the right provider. In 2016, more than 82 million people visited RealSelf to do research on cosmetic treatments, rate their doctor, see real before and after pictures and connect with local medical professionals.
In 2017, Dr. Yamamoto was nominated by his patients for the RealSelf Most Loved Injector 2017 Award. This puts Dr. Yamamoto in the top 5% of injectors nationwide. Dr. Yamamoto performs every injection, from lips to under eye to Botox, done at Sierra Nevada Cosmetic and Laser Surgery