Medical Providers

Primary/Occupational/Pain Management:

Dr. Noralahi is the founder and CEO of NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He holds two different doctrines. One in allopathic medicine and another in complimentary medicine. This diverse background has allowed him to bring together a unique fusion of traditional and holistic care for an integrated approach to injury and illness. He has decades of experience in providing care for injured workers and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Noralahi’s philosophy is “Awareness of human dignity and respect for patients needs must be the visible quality of a doctor, coupled with teaching and empowering patients in taking an active role in the process of recovery, with an aim to promote functionality and well being”.

Dr. Noralahi is well known for his compassion and his sincere interest for the health of his patients. On a personal note, Dr. Noralahi lives locally in the bay area with his wife and two sons. When he isn’t working he loves spending time with his family. He enjoys meditation, writing, spiritual activities, and community volunteer work.

Dr. Noralahi is a state of California Qualified Medical Examiner. He is a diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management. He is a clinical preceptor for the Stanford University School of Medicine PA Program. Dr. Noralahi was chosen as one of America’s Top Physicians in 2008 by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. He is currently serving on the board of directors of the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery.

He is a member of the following medical organizations:

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Medical Association
  • California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery
  • Union of American Physicians Dentists
  • American College of Physicians

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“My name is Scott Standage, MD. I received my medical degree from Tufts University in Boston. While there I served as the Class President all four years. Graduation honors included the Faculty Award to the Student Who Contributed the Most to the Medical Community. I completed my internship at University of Washington in Seattle. Lastly, I did my residency at Stanford University. I was Board Certified in specialty, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Doctors who specialize in this field are referred to as Physiatrists.

I split my work life between seeing new patients (and followups) and electromyography (EMG’s). EMG’s are diagnostic studies that evaluate nerve and muscle function and are commonly used in evaluating patients with neck or low back pain, as well as problems like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. My medical interests are primarily spine related.

Some will know that the word “doctor” is derived from the Latin word “docere” (to teach). I believe that it is imperative that doctors involve their patients in their own care, and the opportunity to educate should be a central focus of medical care. As such, I especially enjoy helping patients to understand their diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options.

I live on the peninsula, and primarily work out of our Santa Clara office, although I often travel to our other clinics to perform EMG’s.

Outside of my career work, I am especially interested in all types of sports (both spectator and participant), and my most recent focus has been on biking. Environmental issues and animal welfare are causes that are of particular interest to me. I also enjoy travel if given a chance. I am known to speak passable Spanish if encouraged to do so, although this is definitely a work in progress!”

– Scott Standage, MD

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Dr. Dhanu J. Panchal, MD, PM&R is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. He has experience in the subspecialty field of non-interventional pain, electromyography, ultrasound guided peripheral joint injections and neurolytic injections. In addition, he has focused training with treating chronic pain illness within the workers compensation system. His interests are to maximize the function of individuals through managing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach. He utilizes interpersonal and communication skills, medical knowledge, and systems-based resources towards helping a community achieve access to the best medical care available.

He has been an active member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine as well as the California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery, California Applicants’ Attorneys Association and California Medical Association.

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April Mancuso, D.O., PM&R is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician. She attended the University of Utah where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree. She went on to pursue her doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University-California. Afterward, she completed an internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan followed by her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Toledo, Ohio.

Dr. Mancuso grew up in Lake Tahoe, California. She began ski racing at a young age and eventually became a member of the U.S Ski team and then skied competitively for the University of Utah. She currently lives in the bay area with her husband and two sons. While she continues her passion for skiing, her other interests include spending time with her family, surfing, kiteboarding, hiking, waterskiing, wake surfing, yoga, and camping.

Dr. Mancuso’s focus includes spine and musculoskeletal injuries, myofascial pain, neurological disorders, electrodiagnostics, disability evaluation, and acute and chronic pain syndrome. Her emphasis is on patient-centered care in order to restore their physical capabilities and be able to resume activities they enjoy.

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Paul Nkadi, MD, PM&R grew up in Nigeria where he obtained his medical degree from the University of Benin. He completed a Surgical internship at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY, followed by a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the same hospital. His interests include musculoskeletal, neurological and spine rehabilitation.

When he is not working, he loves to cook, play scrabble and spend time with his wife and daughters.

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EDUCATION

04/66-03/68     Pre-medical courses

Mie Prefectural University (Now Mie University)

School of Medicine

Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

04/68-03/72     Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree

Mie Prefectural University (Now Mie University)

School of Medicine

Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

04/72-03/82     Doctor of Medical Science (PhD)

Doctoral course of Medicine, Mie University, School of Medicine

Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

05/72-03/73     Intern, Izu Teishin Hospital (Nippon Telephone & Telegraph Hospital), Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

 

04/73-09/73     Resident, Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital, Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, Japan

 

10/73-03/74     Resident, Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Tokyo Hospital, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

 

1974-1979       Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Hospital, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

 

1986-1987       Research Fellow (Biomechanics), Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 19th Avenue, San Francisco, CA (Now Shriners Hospital for Children, Davis, CA)

 

8/1989-8/1990 Intern, St. Mary’s Hospital, 450 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA

 

8/1990-8/1993 Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

4/1975-3/1976 Instructor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

 

7/1979-3/1985 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, Japan

 

4/1985-1990 Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, Japan

 

8/1993-8/1995 Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

 

9/1995-1/1997 Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

 

6/1997-4/2006 Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

 

6/2006-3/2011 Professor and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata Hospital, Hirakata City, Osaka, Japan

 

2/2012-Now    Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University at Beaumont Taylor Hospital, Dearborn, MI

 

HOSPITAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

1978-1979       Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mie National Hospital, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

1979-1985       Attending Physician, Teikyo University Hospital, Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, Japan

1993-1997       Attending Physician, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, IL

1993-1997       Visiting Attending Physician, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

1997-2006       Attending Physician, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

1997-2006       Attending Physician, Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

2000-2004       Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2006-2011       Attending Physician and Director, Kansai Medical University at Takii Hospital, Moriguchi City, Osaka; and at Hirakata Hospital, Hirakata City, Osaka, Japan

2012-Now       Attending Physician, Beaumont Taylor & Dearborn Hospital, Dearborn, MI

Visiting Attending Physician, Beaumont Trenton, Wayne Hospital, MI

 

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1990‑Present   American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

1972-Present   Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine

2010-Present   American Society of Clinical Oncology

1997-Present   North American Spine Society

1999-Present   Association of Academic Physiatrists

1972‑1999       Japanese Orthopaedic Association

1993‑1997       Chicago Medical Society

1993‑1997       American Medical Association

1990‑1992       Medical Society of Virginia

1987‑1990       Northern California Branch of California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

1987‑1989       American Society of Biomechanics

1972‑1980       Japanese Association of Neurology

1973‑1980       Japan EMG and EEG Association

1981‑1985       Japan Medical Engineering Association

1981‑1985       Japan Biomechanics Association

1982‑1985       Japanese Teratology Society

1975‑1985       Central Japan Orthopaedic and Traumatology Association

1979‑1985       Kanto Orthopaedic Traumatology Association

1975‑1979       Japan Rheumatism Association

1972‑1985       Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association

1977‑1979       National Hospitals and National Sanatoria Association

1981‑1985       Japan Gait Analysis Association

1975‑1979       Tokai Orthopedic Association

1981‑1988       Mie Rehabilitation Medicine Association

1980‑1985       Tokyo Knee Joint Research Association

1981‑1985       Japan Orthopaedic Biomechanics Association

2003-Present   Japan Osler Society

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE

06/27/1972-Present (Active) Japanese Medical License, 215610

02/04/91-10/31/18 (Active)    California State License, A 049106

08/20/1993-1999 (Inactive)    Illinois State License, 036-087272

07/25/1997-2009 (Inactive)    Wisconsin State License, 38999-020

1/1/2012-1/31/2019 (Active)  Michigan State License, 4301099843

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan, Certification Number: 106255

Date of Expiration: 1996

Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, USA, Certification Number: 4640

Date of Certification: May 18, 1994

Date of Expiration: 2024

Board Certified in Rehabilitation Medicine, Japan, Certification Number: 93

Date of Expiration: 2015

 

HONORS/AWARDS

1982-1984       Japanese Ministry of Education, Grant for Scientific Research: $16,000

1986 ‑ 1987     Research Fellowship, Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children, San Francisco Unit (Now Shriners Hospital for Children, Davis, CA): $35,000

1993                Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia

2006    Post-Graduate Education Teacher of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin

2006-2011       Rehabilitation Data Bank, Grant from Japanese Ministry of Health, Welfare and Labor

 

SERVICE

Affiliate Medical Organizations:

1976-1977       Attending Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shizuoka Municipal Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan

1977-1979       Attending Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie National Hospital, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

1993-1997       Visiting Attending Physician, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

1997-2006       Attending Physician, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

2006-Present   Attending Physician, Beaumont Dearborn, Taylor, Annapolis, Trenton Hospitals, MI and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, MI

 

Editorial Board Membership:

1997-2012       Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), Editor Abroad

 

Manuscript Reviewer:

1997-2006       Manuscript Reviewer for Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

Community Presentations:

1981                Special Event for Celebrating the International Year of the Disabled, October 10, Mie Prefecture, Japan, “Present and Future of Medicine and Welfare in Japan”.

 

2005                Special Event for Kasaoka City, Okayama, Japan, April 2, Kasaoka City Hall, Okayama, Japan, “Aquatic Rehabilitation”.

 

2006                Ninth Open House for High School Students at Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan, August 21, “Twenty-one Years as a Physician in the USA”.

 

Consulting:

Japanese Thalidomide Victim’s Association

Japanese Polio Association

 

Committee Membership:

1995‑1997       Member, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Medical Records Committee

1995‑1997       Member, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

1994-1997       Member, Medical Faculty Senate Council, Northwestern University

1993-1997       Member, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Utilization Review Committee

1993-1997       Member, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Physician User Committee

1999-2006       Member, Medical College of Wisconsin, Research Committee (VAMC Committee)

1999-2006       Member, Medical College of Wisconsin, Education Committee

2000-2003       Member, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Patient/Family Education   Council Committee

2006-2011       Member of Student Affairs Committee at Kansai Medical                            University, Osaka, Japan

2006-2011       Chair of Hospital Volunteer Activity Committee, Hirakata                           Hospital, Hirakata City, Osaka, Japan

2009-2011       Member of Student Foreign Study Committee, Kansai Medical                   University, Osaka, Japan

2009-2011       Member of Ad hoc Committee for Faculty Development,                            Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan

 

TEACHING

Formal Courses for Medical Students

1975-1976       Mie University School of Medicine: Instructed medical students about EMG, physical and occupational treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI), cerebral vascular accident (CVA), amputation and other diseases.

 

1977-1979       Mie University School of Medicine: Instructed medical students at Mie National Hospital, a university affiliated teaching hospital, about EMG, Rehabilitation Medicine for spinal cord injury (SCI), cerebral vascular accident (CVA), amputation and other diseases.

 

1979-1985       Teikyo University School of Medicine: Instructed 4th year medical students about physical therapy, occupational therapy, prostheses and orthoses during an annual 2-week series.

 

2006-2011       Kansai Medical University: Presented daily lectures in Rehabilitation Medicine (total 2 weeks per year for each medical student) about most aspects of rehabilitation medicine.

 

2007    Kansai Medical University: Lecturer, Introductory Course in Medicine for 1st year medical students, “Developmental History of Modern Medicine and Its Globalization”.

 

Formal Courses for Residents

1994      Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago: Presented didactic lectures for PM&R residents, Rehabilitation of Knee Arthroplasty.

 

1994             Northwestern University Hospital: Presented a series of three didactic lectures for PM&R and Rheumatology residents, “EMG in Rehabilitation Medicine”,.

 

1999    Medical College of Wisconsin: Presented nine didactic lectures on arthritis, Mary 1, 2000 through April 26, 2000.

 

2003    Medical College of Wisconsin: Presented nine didactic lectures on arthritis, March 5, 2003 through April 30, 2003.

 

2004-2006       Milwaukee VA Medical Center: Presented one hour didactic lectures, every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday,.

 

2005    Six didactic lectures on arthritis, January 12, 2005 through January 16, 2005, Medical College of Wisconsin.

 

2005    Medical College of Wisconsin: Presented didactic lecture on gait analysis, May 18, 2005.

 

2006-2010       Kansai Medical University: Presented weekly didactic lectures on most aspects of rehabilitation medicine.

 

Mentorship

2004-2005       Two residents at Medical College of Wisconsin were mentees.

 

 

GRANTS, CONTRACTS, AND OTHER FUNDING

1982-1984       Grant from Japanese Ministry of Education, Scientific Research, 3 million yen for “Biomechanics Research, including gait analysis and others”. Principle Investigator Hiromitsu Iwakura, and Co-Principle Investigator Kiyokazu Yoshida and Tanaka.

 

2006-2011       Grant from Japanese Health and Labor Ministry, Rehabilitation Data Base, PI

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

ORIGINAL PAPERS ALREADY PUBLISHED

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation of Aged Amputees. Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy [Rigakuryoho to Sagyoryoho] 8:236‑241, 1974.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Arthritis Purulenta Induced by Intra‑articular Injection. Central Japan Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology [Chubu Nippon Seikeigeka Saigaigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 18:525‑526, 1975.

 

  1. Ogiwara Y, Shiraoka K, Yoshida K, et al. Four Cases of Osteomalacia. Central Japan Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology [Chubu Nippon Seikeigeka Saigaigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 18:194‑197, 1975.

 

  1. Ohgaya M, Yoshida K, Ohta H, et al. Process and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Official Journal of the Japan Rheumatism Association [Riumachi] 15:431‑432, 1975.

 

  1. Fujisawa K, Kondo N, Ogiwara Y, Yoshida K, et al. Hydrofluoric Acid Burns of the Hands. Orthopedic Surgery [Seikeigeka] 27:1293‑1299, 1976.

 

  1. Ohgaya M, Yoshida, K and Tsuruta T. Clinical Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of the Tokai Rheumatism Association [Tokai Riumachi] 7:26‑31, 1976.

 

  1. Yoshida K. The Use of GABA Derivatives (Baclofen). Medical Treatment [Iryo] 34:479‑483, 1980.

 

  1. Nakajima M, Abe M, Iwakura H, Nishimura N, Shiomi T, Takayama H, Yoshida K, et al. Radiological Findings of Hemophilic Arthropathy. Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association [Nippon Seikeigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 54:100‑101, 1980.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Functional Evaluation of Muscle Activities around the Knee Joint. Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association [Nippon Seikeigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 54:147‑148, 1980.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Muscle Activities of Knee Joint in the Activities of Daily Living. Journal of the Tokyo Knee Joint Research Association [Tokyo Hiza Kansetsu Kenkyukai Kaishi] 1:106‑114, 1980.

 

  1. Iwakura H, Majima Y, and Yoshida K. Postural Abnormalities of Thalidomide Embryopathy, Kanto Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology [Kanto Seikeigeka Saigaigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 11:565‑566, 1980.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Plethysmography in Rheumatoid Arthritis,” Sogo Rehabilitation 9:207‑212, 1981.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Management of Neurogenic Bladder: Case Reports, Orthopedic and Traumatic Surgery [Seikei Saigai Geka] 24:1317‑1326, 1981.

 

  1. Iwakura H, Yoshida K and Yasuno K. Rehabilitation of the Congenital Arm Amputee; from the Evaluation of 60 Cases of Thalidomide Embryopathy. Orthopedic and Traumatic Surgery [Seikei Saigai Geka] 24:1365‑1374, 1981.

 

  1. Yoshida K. A New Display Method of Gait Analysis and Its Clinical Application Using a Microcomputer with Force Plate, Mie Journal of Medicine [Mie Igaku] 26:296‑308, 1982.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Muscle Activities around the Knee Joint in the Motion of Japanese Sitting. Orthopedic and Traumatic Surgery [Seikei Saigai Geka] 25:1917‑1924, 1982.

 

  1. Kato Y, Yoshida K and Tsuruta T. A Case of Decubitus Ulcer Which Appeared to Engender Ectopic Ossification in Spinal Cord Injury Paraplegia. Central Japan Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology [Chubu Nippon Seikeigeka Saigaigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 25:1942, 1982.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Muscle Burden around the Knee Joint in the Movements of Walking and Climbing Up and Down Stairs. Proceedings of the Third Biomechanics Conference, pp. 151‑154, 1982.

 

  1. Yamane T, Shiomi T, Yoshida K, and Lin I. Pressure Measurement of the Sole Using Ultra‑low Pressure Pre‑scale: Walking Stride While Wearing Shoes. Clinical Orthopedic Surgery [Rinsho Seikeigeka] 17:132‑138, 1982.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Reposition of Dislocations. Medical Clinics of Japan [Rinsho‑i] 8:2230‑2245, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K and Iwakura H. Motion Analysis in the Movements of Standing Up From and Sitting Down On a Chair. Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 15:133‑140, 1983.

 

  1. Yoshida K. A New Display Method of Gait Analysis (Alpha Diagram and Others) Using Force Plate and Micro‑computer and Its Clinical Applications. In Seikeigeka Biomechanics Kenkyukai (ed.). Orthopedic Biomechanics, vol. 4. Tokyo: Seikeigeka Biomechanics Kenkyukai, pp. 1-6, 1983.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Muscle Activities around the Knee Joint in the Movements of Sitting and Squatting in the Elderly. Journal of the Tokyo Knee Joint Research Association [Tokyo Hiza Kansetsu Kenkyukai Kaishi] 4:142‑150, 1983.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Medical Problems and Indications for Rehabilitation in Long‑term Bed‑ridden Patients. Proceedings of the Twenty‑first Japanese Medical Association Congress, pp. 2797‑2799, 1984.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida,K. Aspects of Heat and Cold Therapy. Journal of Physical Therapy [Rigakuryoho] 1:163‑167, 1984.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Recent Topics about Posture and Muscle Power. Hoken News: Shonen Shashin Shinbun, No. 663, 1985.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Muscles which Support Posture. Hoken News: Shonen Shashin Shinbun, No. 663‑1, 1985.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation and Its Allied Health Professions. Medical Clinics of Japan [Rinsho‑i] 11:64‑68, 1985.

 

  1. Yoshida MK, Lamoreux LW, Johanson E, et al. Quantitative Assessment of Patellar Tendon Reflex Using an Angular Accelerometer. In W. Wallinga, H. Boom, and J. deVries (eds.) Electrophysiological Kinesiology. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. (Biomedical Division), pp. 371‑376, 1988.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Quality of Life (QOL). Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(4):348‑349. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Subacute Rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(5):448‑449. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. NaCl toxicity among Japanese. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(6):552‑553. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Residency Programs. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(7):658‑659. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Activities of Daily Living”. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(8):760‑761. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Deep Venous Thrombosis. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(9):836‑837. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Animal Therapy. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(10):978‑979. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Physiatrist. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(11):1058‑1059. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Functional Independence Measure. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 4(12):1164‑1165. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1995.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Bathing. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(1):74‑75. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Heat Stroke in Chicago. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(2):184‑185. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

41, Yoshida MK. San Francisco Earthquake. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(3):280‑281. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(4):376‑377. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Humor Therapy. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(5):476‑477. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Fighting for Independence; Social Participation and Employment of Americans with Disabilities. Rehabiriteshon, 384(6):10‑15. Tokyo: Tetsudo Shinshosha Kyokai, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(6):578‑579. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Americans with Disabilities Act 1990. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(7):670‑671. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Hip Fracture. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(8):754‑755. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Amputee Rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(9):846‑847. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Osteoporosis. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(10):948‑949. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Toileting. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(11):1040‑1041. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Continuum of Care. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 5(12):1138‑1139. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Independence and Dependence. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(1):70‑71. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Research in Rehabilitation Medicine. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(2):172‑173. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Reform in U.S. Medical Care. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(3):278‑279. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. DNR. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(5):482‑484. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Continuing Medical Education for U.S. Physiatrists. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(7):696‑698. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Clinical Pathway‑Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(10):1008‑1010. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. HIV/AIDS Rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 6(12):1215‑1217. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Terminal Care in U.S. Rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(2):184-186. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Trends in Terminal Care in the U.S.A.. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(4):415-417. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. DRG/PPS in the U.S.A. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(6):626-630. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Changes in the U.S. Health Care Environment. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(8):828-830. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. CARF. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(10):1032-1034. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. New Medicare Regulations for Medical Records. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 7(12):1208-1211. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1998.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Current Topics on Thalidomide in the U.S. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 8(3):251-253. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1999.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Comparing U.S. DRG/PPS and Japanese DRG/PPS Plans. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 8(5):436-438. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1999.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Memorial in Honor of Margaret Pfrommer. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 8(9):866-869. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 1999.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. U.S. Payment System for Nursing Home Rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (In Japanese), 9(1):64-67. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2000.

 

MISSING INFORMATION???U.S.A. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 37(2):96-97. Tokyo: The Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2000.

 

70.Yoshida MK. A New Payment System for Acute Rehabilitation in the U.S.A. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 9(3):272-276. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2000.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Medical Mistakes. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 9(5):484-487. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2000.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Preventing Medical Mistakes: A Systems Engineering Approach. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 10(4):350-355. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2001.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Present Status and Future Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine in the U.S.A. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 38(3):179-185, 2001.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Present Status and Future Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine in the U.S.A. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 39(9):548-556, 2002.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation Service System in the U.S.A. Igaku no ayumi (Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine), 203(9):579-584, 2002.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Long Term Care Insurance in the U.S.A. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 11(11):1022-1027. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2002.

 

  1. Yoshida K. International Comparison of Long Term Care – Japan, German and U.S.A. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 12(1):56-62. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2003.

 

  1. Yoshida K. William Osler, M.D. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 13(3):156-158. Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, 2004.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Henry Ogden: William Osler’s Friend. Japan Osler Society News, 49:13-23, 2004.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Hip Fracture and Its Clinical Pathways among Post-stroke Patients in the U.S.A. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 13(4):330-333. Ishiyaku Publishers, 2004.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Relationship between Osler and Rehabilitation Medicine. Japan Osler Society News, 51:11-20, 2005.

 

  1. Yoshida K. History of PM&R in the USA (1). Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 14(4):356-359. Ishiyaku Publishers, 2005.

 

  1. Yoshida K. History of PM&R in the USA (2). Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 14(6):550-553. Ishiyaku Publishers, 2005.

 

  1. Yoshida MK and Garrick, RJ. Long Term Care in Japan. Capabilities, 13(3):9-11. Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center. Summer, 2005.

 

  1. Yoshida K. History of PM&R in the USA (3). Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 14(7):644-647. Ishiyaku Publishers, 2005.

 

  1. Garrick RJ and Yoshida, MK. Ken Akashi, M.D. (1934-2005)” Capabilities, 14(2):6-7, 2006.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Greeting from a New Professor. Otozure (Kansai Medical University Alumni Journal), 126:4-6, 2007.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Comparison of Rehabilitation Medicine between Japan and USA, Rehabilitation Practice (Kinki Area Circulation of Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine), 7: , 2007.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Front Line of US Rehabilitation Medicine and Difference between USA and Japan, Osaka Hoken-i Zasshi (Journal of Osaka Medical Practitioner Association), 495:45-50, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Symposium: DPC (Diagnosis Procedure Combination) Initiation and its Effects on Acute Rehabilitation Care, Present US Status and Future of Japan, Jpn J Rehabil Med, 45:275-277, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Special Edition 1: Differences in US and Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine – Specifically Electric Medical Records, Rehabilitation News (News from Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine) 38:1-3, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Overview: Present Status and Challenges of Spasticity Treatment in USA, Clinical Rehabilitation 17:1038-1041, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Special Edition: Present Status of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in Foreign Countries: From Onset to Home Staying Support: US CBR, Chiiki Rihabiriteshon (CBR) 3:1134-1137, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Knee Joint Contracture: Evaluation, Pathology and Prognosis based on Ultra-sound Examination, Jpn J Rehabil Med, 45 Suppl 296, 2008.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Beikoku rehabiriteshon to nichibei kakusa – nihon no rigakuryoho no shorai no tame ni [US Rehabilitation – Toward the Future of Physical Therapy in Japan]. Physical Therapy Kyoto 38:2-4, 2009.

 

  1. Yoshida K and Shibata S. Tokushu: Gan kanja no hokatsuteki rihabiriteshon –watashi ga keikenshita Nichibei ni okeru gan chiryo no chigai [Special Edition: Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Cancer Patients – My Experience Comparing Cancer Treatment Between the USA and Japan]. Clinical Rehabilitation 18(10):911-915, 2009.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Gan kanja no hokatsuteki rihabiriteshon tokushu ni attate [Special Edition: Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Cancer Patients, Editorial]. Clinical Rehabilitation 18(10):871, 2009.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Obesity. International Friendship Society Journal, 13:18-21), 2009.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Tokubetsu koen tekuniku seori no saiko: nihon dokuji no shisutemu tsukuri [Reconsidering Techniques and Theories – Creating Japan’s Unique System]. Rigaku ryohogaku [Physical Therapy], 36(3):22 Supplement, 2009.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Jane Addams: noberu heiwasho, jushosha, sagyoryoho to iryo o sosharu waku no haha [Jane Addams: Nobel Peace Laureate, Mother of Occupational Therapy and Medical Social Work]. Otozure, 132:25-27, 2010.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabiriteshon detabeisu 2 [Rehabilitation Database 2. Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR)]. Rinsho Rihabiriteshon [Clinical Rehabilitation], 19(5):481-483, 2010.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Beikokude okiteiru rihabiriteshon kakumei; kanja chushin-no horitsu seido seiji eno henkaku no rekishi [Rehabilitation Revolution in USA; History of Patient-centered Law, System and Politics]. Sogo Rihabiliteshon [Comprehensive Rehabilitation], 38(7):611, 2010.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Tokubetsu koen tekuniku seori no saiko: nihon dokuji no shisutemu tsukuri. [Reconsidering Techniques and Theories – Creating Japan’s Unique System]. Rigakuryohougaku [Physical Therapy], 37(4):223-227, 2010.

 

CHAPTERS AND REVIEWS

 

  1. Yoshida K. Knee Joint Diseases in Adults. In Manual of Brace Therapy. S. Kakurai and Y. Hatsuyama, (eds.). Tokyo: Ishiyaku Publishers, pp. 157‑168, 1981

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation in Orthopedics. In Ohno, T. (ed.) Textbook of Orthopedics. Tokyo: Chugai Igakusha Press, pp. 77‑86, 1983

 

  1. Yoshida K. Orthotics and Prosthetics. In H. Abe (ed.). Textbook of Orthopaedics [Seikeigeka‑gaku]. Tokyo: Mejikarubyu Press, pp.248‑257, 1984

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation. In T. Aoki, M. Abe and S. Cho (eds.). Encyclopedia of Orthopedic Surgery [Seikeigeka Juyo Yogo Jiten]. Tokyo: Kanehara Press, pp.332‑340, 1984

 

  1. Yoshida K. (trs.): Common Disability Syndromes. In R. Sine, S. Liss, R. Roush, and J. Holcomb(eds.). Basic Rehabilitation Techniques [Rihabiriteshon Kihon Shugi]. Tokyo: Igaku Shoin, Ltd., pp. 1‑14, 1984

 

  1. Iwakura H, Yoshida K. Ogawa, T. and Yasumoto, K.: Motor Function and Posture of Patients with Thalidomide Embryopathy. In Mitsuhiro Kida (ed.) Thalidomide Embryopathy in Japan. Tokyo: Kodansha, pp. 91‑126, 1987

 

  1. Yoshida K. In T. Ohno, S. Ninomiya, S. Yoshikawa, A. Tateishi, and M. Abe (eds.) Clinical Orthopaedics, vol. 3 [Rinsho Seikeigeka‑gaku]. Tokyo: Chugai Igaku, 1987

Chapter 7: “Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury”, pp. 629‑638.

Chapter 8: “Rehabilitation of Rheumatoid Arthritis”, pp. 639‑648.

Chapter 9: “Rehabilitation of Muscular Dystrophy”, pp. 649‑654.

Chapter 10: “Therapeutic Exercises for Pulmonary Problems”, pp. 655‑659.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. In R. Sine, S. Liss, R. Roush, D. Holcomb and G. Wilson (eds.) Basic Rehabilitation Techniques, Fourth Edition. Aspen, Gaithersburg, Maryland. “Chapter 5: Hip Fracture Rehabilitaion”. 34-38, 2000

 

  1. Yoshida MK. In R. Sine, S. Liss, R. Roush, D. Holcomb and G. Wilson (eds.) Basic Rehabilitation Techniques, Fourth Edition. Aspen, Gaithersburg, Maryland. “Chapter 7: Rehabilitation after Total Knee Arthroplasty”. 51-56, 2000

 

  1. Yoshida K. Chapter 32: Rehabilitation of HIV Disease/AIDS. In Saishin Rihabiriteshon Igaku [Current Rehabilitation Medicine] S. Ishigami, G.Ishida, Y. Mano, S. Miyano and K. Yonemoto, eds. Ishiyaku Publishers, Tokyo, 2000.

 

  1. Merritt JL and Yoshida MK. “Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses; Indications and Practical Applications of Long Leg Braces. In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation State of the Art Reviews. J. B. Redford ed. Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, 395-422, 2000

 

12 Yoshida K. In A. Ishida (ed.) A Practical Guide to Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and Overcoming the Resultant Disabilities, Ishiyaku Publishers, Tokyo, 2005. “Chapter 1: Traumatic Brain Injury in the USA”

 

BOOKS

 

  1. Kiyokazu Yoshida. “Present Status and Future Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine in the U.S.A”. Ishiyaku Publishers, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, 2002

 

EDITORIALS, LETTERS TO EDITOR

 

  1. Kyozo Yonemoto, Kiyokazu Yoshida, Shigenobu Ishigami and Akira Ishida: “Future of Rehabilitation Medicine” Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation (Japanese) 8(1):64-73, 1999.

 

ABSTRACTS

 

  1. Yoshida K. Three Cases of Erb’s Palsy. Sogo Rehabilitation 1:1036, 1973.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Experience of Aged Amputees. Sogo Rehabilitation 2:612‑613, 1974.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation of Amputees with Hemiplegia (Second Report): Comparisons of Amputation of Paretic Side and Non‑paretic Side. Medical Treatment [Iryo] 31:476, 1977.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Recent Trends and Future Directions of Rehabilitation during the Past Ten Years. Medical Treatment [Iryo] 32:498, 1978.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Several Problems in Decubitus Ulcer. Sogo Rehabilitation 8:482, 1980.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Two Case Experiences Using a New Type of Knee Brace. Sogo

Rehabilitation 8:582, 1980.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Rehabilitation of Akinetic Mutism. Sogo Rehabilitation 9:71, 1981.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Motion Analysis: The Transfer between Wheel Chair and Bed. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine [Rihabiriteshon Igaku] 18:195‑196, 1981.

 

  1. Yoshida K. A New Display Method of Gait Analysis Using Microcomputer and Force Plate and Its Clinical Application. Proceedings of the Third Conference of Biomechanism, pp. 159‑160, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Ectopic Ossification in Spinal Cord Injury Paraplegia. Central Japan Journal of Orthopedic and Traumatology [Chubu Nippon Seikeigeka Saigaigeka Gakkai Zasshi] 25:1942, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Speedy, Inexpensive, Easily‑Recognizable Display of Human Gait Analysis with Force Plate Using Microcomputer. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, pp. 221‑222, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Gait Analysis by Force Plate with Microcomputer and Diagram. Sogo Rehabilitation 10:132, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Three Dimensional Display of Gait Analysis Using Microcomputer. Sogo Rehabilitation 10:630, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. A New Display Method for Force Plate Gait Analysis and Its Clinical Application Using Microcomputer. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine [Rihabiriteshon Igaku] 19:366‑367, 1982.

 

  1. Yamane T, Shiomi T, Yoshida K, and Lin, I. The Clinical Use of Ultra‑low Pressure Pre‑scale to Measure Sole Pressure while Walking in Footwear. Journal of the Western Pacific Orthopedic Association 19:57, 1982.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Pain and Motor Disturbance among Hysterical Patients Treated in Rehabilitation. Sogo Rehabilitation 11:928, 1983.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Motions of Sitting and Squatting in the Elderly. The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine [Rihabiriteshon Igaku] 20:329, 1983.

 

  1. Yoshida, K. Rehabilitation Medicine in France. Sogo Rehabilitation 12:70, 1984.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Problems of Motor Function in Thalidomide

Embryopathy. The Proceedings of the Twenty‑fourth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Teratology Society, 1984.

 

  1. Ukai T, Iwakura H, Yoshida K and Kashiwabara S. Progress of the Prosthetic Gait and Its Analysis. Proceedings of the Twenty‑first Annual Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Conference, 1984.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Gait Analysis of Various Neurogenic Disorders (Excluding Hemiparesis) Using Alpha Diagram. Proceedings of the Twenty‑second Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Conference, p. 11, 1985.

 

  1. Iwakura H and Yoshida K. Studies about Squatting Motion. Proceedings of the Twenty‑second Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Conference, p. 128, 1985.

 

  1. Di Benedetto M, Yoshida MK, Braverman S, et al. Foot Evaluation by Infrared Imaging” (abstract). Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 73(10):1019, 1992.

 

  1. Yoshida MK and Brander VA. Precautions after Total Knee Arthroplasty with Patellar Tuberculoplasty or Osteotomy: A Case Report (abstracts). Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 77(10):982‑983, 1996.

 

  1. Yoshida MK. Improving Efficiency of Rehabilitation after Total Hip/Knee Arthroplasty for Arthritis (abstract). Proceedings of The 8th World Congress of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association‑August 31‑September 4, 1997. Tokyo: IRMA.

 

  1. Stanos SP and Yoshida MK. A Rare Case of X-linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets with Spinal Cord Compression Complicated by Chronic Rachitic Bony and Joint Deformities (abstract). Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78(9):1037, 1997.

 

  1. Yoshida MK and Akbar M. Chronic Patello-femoral Joint Pain syndrome (abstract). Arch Phys Med Rehabil 81(9):1266, 2000.

 

  1. Yoshida MK, Kosasih J, Turner D. Urinary Retention after Hip and Knee Surgery: Case Report (abstract). Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:E13, 2004.

 

  1. Yoshida K. Relationship between PM&R and Orthopedic Surgery in the USA (abstract). The Central Japan Journal of Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology 48:6, 2005.

 

  1. Yoshida M. Fibromyalgia. Abstract for BEMS, 2008.

 

INVITED LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

 

International Presentations:

 

1982 Yoshida K. Third International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Compiegne, France, July 10‑13, “Speedy, Less Expensive, Easily Recognizable Display of Human Gait Analysis with Force Plate Using Microcomputer.

 

1982 Yoshida K. Nineteenth Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Perth, Australia, September 12‑16, “The Clinical Use of Ultra‑low Pressure Prescale to Measure Sole Pressure while Walking in Footwear” (presented in absentia).

 

1986 Yoshida M. The Fifth International Society Meeting of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29‑July 4. “Analysis of the Fore‑Aft Shear Ground Force in Prosthetic Gait” (presented in absentia).

 

1988 Yoshida M. Seventh Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, Enschede, Netherlands, June 20‑23, “Quantitative Assessment of Patella Tendon Reflex Using an Angular Accelerometer”.

 

1997 Yoshida M. The Eighth World Congress of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association, Kyoto, Japan, August 31‑September 4, “Improving Efficiency of Rehabilitation after Total Hip/Knee Arthroplasty for Arthritis” (invited Co‑Chairman and speaker).

 

2008 Yoshida M. Invited Lecture for the 30th Annual Meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS), San Diego, CA, USA, June 11, “Fibromyalgia; Its Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment”.

 

Presentations at National Meetings in Japan:

 

1977 Yoshida K. The 32nd National Hospital and National Sanatoria Association, October 20, Okayama, “Rehabilitation of Amputees with Hemiplegia (Second Report): Comparisons of Amputation of Paretic Side and Non‑paretic Side”.

 

1978 Yoshida K. The 33rd National Hospital and National Sanatoria Association, October 13, Tokyo, “The Use of GABA Derivatives (Baclofen)”.

 

1978 Yoshida K. The 33rd National Hospital and National Sanatoria Association, October 13, Tokyo, “Recent Trends and Future Directions of Rehabilitation during the Past Ten Years”.

 

1980 Yoshida K. The 17th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, June 10, “Motion Analysis‑Standing from Chair and Sitting on Chair”.

 

1980 Yoshida K. The 53rd Japanese Orthopaedic Association March 30‑April 1, “Radiological Findings of Hemophilic Arthropathy” and “Functional Evaluation of Muscle Activities around the Knee Joint”.

 

1981 Yoshida K.  The 18th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, May 3‑5, “Motion Analysis: The Transfer between Wheelchair and Bed”.

 

1981 Yoshida K. The 18th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, May 3‑5, “Computerization of Medical Charts in the Department of Rehabilitation”.

 

1981 Yoshida K. The 18th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, May 3‑5, “Diagnosis of Urinary Incontinence Assisted by Cystometry and Urinary and Anal Sphincter EMG”.

 

1982 Yoshida K. The 19th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association Meeting, June 11, “A New Display Method of Gait Analysis Using Microcomputer and Force Plate and Its Clinical Application”.

 

1982 Yoshida K. The 3rd Conference of Japan Biomechanics Association, October 11, Nagoya, “A New Display Method of Gait Analysis and Its Clinical Application Using a Microcomputer with Force Plate”.

 

1982 Yoshida K. The 9th Japan Orthopaedic Biomechanics Association, October 15, Nagasaki, “A New Display Method of Gait Analysis (Alpha Diagram and Others) Using Force Plate and Microcomputer and Its Clinical Application”.

 

1983 Yoshida K. The 20th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association Meeting, June 10, Nagoya, “Motions of Sitting and Squatting in the Elderly”.

 

1984 Yoshida K. The 21st Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, July 6, Matsuyama, “Progress of the Prosthetic Gait and Its Analysis”.

 

1984 Yoshida K. The 24th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Teratology Society, July 6, Tokyo, “Problems of Motor Function in Thalidomide Embryopathy”.

 

1984 Yoshida K. The 26th Japan Prosthetics and Orthotics Society, November 11, Kanagawa, “Evolution of the Prosthetic Gait by Force Place‑Heel Contact Phase”.

 

1984 Yoshida K. The Fifth Japan Biomechanics Association, November 9, Nagoya, “Gait Analysis of Hemiparetics Using Alpha Diagram”.

 

1984 Yoshida K. The 21st Japanese Medical Association Congress, DATE, PLACE, “Medical Problems and Indications for Rehabilitation in Long‑term Bed‑ridden Patients”.

 

1985 Yoshida K. The 22nd Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, June 7, “Gait Analysis of Various Neurogenic Disorders (Excluding Hemiparesis) Using Alpha Diagram” and “Studies about Squatting Motion”.

 

1998 Yoshida K. Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association Seminar, September 12, “DRG/PPS and The Future of Rehabilitation Medicine in the United States”.

 

1999 Yoshida K. The 36th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, Symposium on DRG/PPS, May 22, “US DRG/PPS and its Effects on Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2000 Yoshida K.  The 37th Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association, Symposium on Medical Reform and Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine, June 23, “Present Status and Future Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine in the U.S.A”.

 

2002 Yoshida K. The 39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (formerly Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine Association), Tokyo, Japan, May 10 “Present Status and Future Prospects of Rehabilitation Medicine in the U.S.A”.

 

2005 Yoshida K. The 104th Annual Meeting of Central Japan Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology, Osaka, Japan, April 15, “The Relationship Between PM&R and Orthopedic Surgery in the USA”.

 

2007 Yoshida K. The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kobe, Japan, June 7, “Symposium: DRG/PPS in USA”.

 

2008 Yoshida K. The 45th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yokohama, Japan, June 5, “Knee Joint Contracture – Evaluation, Pathophysiology and Prognosis with Ultra-sound Findings”.

 

2009 Yoshida K. Tokubetsu kiko beikoku ni rihabiriteshon to nichibei kakusa [The Future of Musculoskeletal and Community Rehabilitation Care in Japan]. Japanese Orthopedic Association, Joint Committee of Long-term Care, Community Care and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. January 18.

 

2009 Yoshida, K. Tokubetsu koen tekuniku seori no saiko: nihon dokuji no shisutemu tsukuri [Reconsidering Techniques and Theories – Creating Japan’s Unique System].  Special Lecture for 44th Japan Physical Therapists Annual Meeting, Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. October 2.

 

2010 Yoshida, K. Special Educational Lecture for Members of Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Evaluation and Treatment for Spasticity due to Central Nervous System Disorders. Tokyo, December 18.

 

 

Presentations at National Meetings in the United States:

 

1986 Yoshida M. Inter‑urban Orthopaedic Society’s Eightieth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 1‑4, “A System for Objective Measurement of Muscle Stretch Reflex”.

 

1992 Yoshida M. Fifty‑fourth Annual Assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Francisco, CA, November 13‑17, “Foot Evaluation by Infrared Imaging”.

 

1996 Yoshida M. Fifty‑eighth Annual Assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chicago, IL, October 10‑13, “Precautions After Tuberculoplasty or Osteotomy: A Case Report”.

 

1997 Yoshida M. Fifty‑ninth Annual Assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Atlanta, GA, November 13‑16, “A Rare Case of X‑Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets With Spinal Cord Compression Complicated by Chronic Rachitic Bony and Joint Deformities”.

 

2000 Yoshida M. Sixty-second Annual Assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Francisco, CA, November 3-5, “Chronic Patellofemoral Joint Pain Syndrome”.

 

2004 Yoshida M. Sixty-fifth Annual Assembly of AAPM&R, Phoenix Civic Plaza, October 8, “Urinary Retention after Hip and Knee Surgery: Case Reports”.

 

Presentations at Local/Regional Meetings in Japan:

 

1972 Yoshida M. The Third Kanto Area Rehabilitation Medicine Association, November 18, Tokyo, “Three Cases of Erb’s Palsy”.

 

1974 Yoshida M. The Sixth Kanto Area Rehabilitation Medicine Association, February 2, Tokyo “Rehabilitation of Aged Amputees”.

 

1975 Yoshida M. The 78th Tokai Orthopaedic Association, December 18, Nagoya, “Arthritis Purulenta Induced by Intra‑articular Injection”.

 

1975 Yoshida M. The 19th Tokai Rheumatism Association, November 29, Nagoya, “Plethysmography in Rheumatoid Arthritis”.

 

1975 Yoshida M. Central Japan Orthopaedics and Traumatology Association, “Four Cases of Osteomalacia”.

 

1975 Yoshida M. The 19th Tokai Rheumatism Association, November 29, Nagoya, “Process and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis”.

 

1979 Yoshida M. The 26th Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, September 1, Tokyo, “Several Problems in Decubitus Ulcer”.

 

1979 Yoshida M. The 27th Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, December 1, Tokyo, “Two Case Experiences Using a New Type of Knee Brace”.

 

1980 Yoshida M. The 29th Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, July 5, Tokyo, “Rehabilitation of Akinetic Mutism”.

 

1980 Yoshida M. The 456th Tokyo Orthopaedic Association Meeting, December 20, Tokyo, “Pressure Measurement of the Sole Using Ultra‑low Pressure Prescale”.

 

1980 Yoshida M. The 29th Eastern Japan Orthopaedic Association, September 5, Sapporo, “Postural Abnormalities of Thalidomide Embryopathy”.

 

1980 Yoshida M. Tokyo Knee Joint Research Association, DATE, Tokyo. “Muscle Activities of Knee Joint in the Activities of Daily Living”.

 

1981 Yoshida M. Mie Rehabilitation Medicine Association, March 14, Mie Prefecture, “Computerization and Problem Oriented System of Medical Records in the Rehabilitation Department”.

 

1981 Yoshida M. The 32nd Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, October 19, Tokyo, “Three Dimensional Display of Gait Analysis Using Microcomputer”.

 

1982 The 33rd Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, February 6, Tokyo, “Gait Analysis by Force Plate with Microcomputer and Diagram”.

 

1982 Yoshida M. The 35th Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association, September 4, Tokyo, “Pain and Motor Disturbance among Hysterical Patients Treated in Rehabilitation”.

 

1982 Yoshida M. The 36th Kanto Rehabilitation Medicine Association Meeting, November 27, Tokyo, “Rehabilitation Medicine in France”.

 

1982  Yoshida M. Mie Rehabilitation Medicine Association, March 13, Mie Prefecture, “Recent Trends of Rehabilitation Medicine and Gait Analysis”.

 

1983 Yoshida M. Kanto Orthopaedic and Traumatology Association, May 7, Tokyo “Respiratory Function of Spinal Cord Injury Patients”.

 

1983 Yoshida M. Tokyo Knee Joint Research Association, Tokyo, “Muscle Activities around the Knee Joint in the Movements of Sitting and Squatting in the Elderly”.

 

2002 Yoshida M. Eighteenth Chiba Rehabilitation Medicine Conference, Chiba, Japan, May 7, “Suggestions of Future Directions for Japanese Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2002 Yoshida M. The Third Yodogawa Rehabilitation Forum, Osaka, Japan, May 18, “Rehabilitation in the 21st Century”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Kinki Rehabilitation Educational Meeting, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan, March 26, “What Is a Physiatrist in the USA? Differences between the US and Japan”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Hiroshima Rehab Meeting, Hiroshima, Japan, April 4, “Recent Trends in Rehabilitation Medicine in the USA”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Educational Lecture for Neyagawa City Medical Association, Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan, October 7, “Acute Rehabilitation Care in U.S.A”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. Thirty-fourth Educational Seminar for Tokai Orthopaedic Surgery Meeting, November 25, Nagoya, Japan, “Arthritis Rehabilitation – Compared to US Experience”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Educational Lectures for Administrators of Rehabilitation in Kyoto, February 24, Kyoto, Japan, “Continuum Care from Acute to Chronic in USA”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Educational Lecture for Kinki Branch Meetings of the JARM, March 21, Osaka, Japan, “Rehabilitation Comparison, US vs. Japan”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Educational Lecture for Prosthetists, Orthotists and Rehabilitation Specialists, July 21, Mie University, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, “Application of Diagnostic Ultra-sound for Rehabilitation Care”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Educational Seminars for Osaka Medical Practice Association, November 24, OMM Building, Osaka, Japan, “Front Line of US Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Educational Lecture for the 18th Kyoto Annual Meeting of Physical Therapists, January 27, Kyoto Research Park, “US Rehabilitation – For the Future of Japanese Physical Therapists”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Special Educational Lecture for the 22nd Central-Tokai Area Meeting of JARM, February 2, Nagoya, Japan, “Rehabilitation Management for Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders and Pain Management”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Educational Lecture for Himeji Medical Association Meeting, April 17, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan, “Difference of Rehabilitation Medicine: Japan & USA”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Special Educational Lecture for Aichi Prefecture Annual Meeting of Elderly Care Facility Association, June 27, Nagoya, Japan, “My Experience in US Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2009 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Nihon-no kadai chiimu iryo [Japan’s Task: Team Medical Care]. Matsuzaka Medical Association, Mie Prefecture, Japan. February 12.

 

2009 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Saikin-no amerika deno keisei chiryo [Spasticity Treatment: Update]. CME Lecture for Physiatrists in Hokkaido Area of Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hokkaido University. Sapporo, Japan. March 7.

 

2009 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Beikokuni okeru jinkou kansetsugo rihabiriteshon [US Rehabilitation after TKA and THA]. Educational Lecture for Osaka Clinical Orthopedic Surgeons, Osaka, Japan. March 14.

 

2010 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Amerika deno riumachi kanjasan-e no komedikaru no torikumi [The Role of Allied Health Workers in the Care of Arthritic Patients in the USA]. 3rd Wakayama Arthritis Care Seminar, Wakayama City, Japan. February 20.

 

2010 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Koreisha no zaitaku, nyuin deno tento kinryoku teika, nichibei hikaku-o chushin-ni [Falls and Muscle Weakness among the Elderly]. 21st Japanese Gerontology Society Tohoku Annual Meeting, Fukushima, Japan. October 30.

 

2011 Yoshida, K. Educational Seminars for Hiroshima Prefecture Elderly Care Facility Association, Division of Rehabilitation. My Expectation for Japan’s Chronic Rehabilitation Care – From the View Point of American Rehabilitation Physician. Hiroshima, Japan. March 5.

 

2011 Yoshida, K. Special Lecture for the Committee of Reimbursement for National Health Care, Mie Prefecture Division, Indications and Goals of Rehabilitation Care, Japan’s Specific Issues. Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. March 24.

 

Presentations at Local/Regional Meetings in the U.S.A.

1986 Yoshida M. West Coast Gait Conference, Children’s Hospital, San Diego, November 7, “Angular Accelerometer Measurements of Stretch Reflex Test Response”.

 

1997 Yoshida M. Eleventh Annual Wisconsin State Association of Occupational Health Nurses State Conference, Delavan, WI, October 3, “Acupuncture”.

 

Invited Seminars and Grand Rounds

1994 Yoshida M. Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Reducing Cost While Improving Quality, the Challenge for the ’90s, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, May 5‑6, “Total Knee Arthroplasty ‑ Prescribing Rehabilitation to Optimize Outcome”.

 

1994 Yoshida M. Orthopaedic Nursing Practice: Rehabilitation Care from Hospital to Home, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, September 8‑9, “The Challenges of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in the 1990s”.

 

1994 Yoshida M. Didactic lecture for Arthritis Program staff, August 5, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, “Acupuncture: Its History and Science”.

 

1998 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds Presentation at Medical College of Wisconsin, “Thalidomide Makes a Come-Back”. DATE?

 

2000 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds at Medical College of Wisconsin, November 17, “Using Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) to Reduce Medical Mistakes”.

 

2001 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds at Medical College of Wisconsin, June 15, “What is Osteoarthritis? Revisiting an Old Question”.

 

2001 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds Presentation at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, June 22, “What is Osteoarthritis? Revisiting an Old Question”.

 

2001 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds Presentation at Long Beach VAMC, July 6, “Arthritis in Spinal Cord Injury Patient”.

 

2002 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds Presentation at Medical College of Wisconsin, August 2, “Long Term Care: An International Comparison”.

 

2002 Yoshida M. Patient Safety Symposium held by Uji Tokushukai Hospital, Uji City, Kyoto, Japan, May 14, “Patient Safety Measures in the U.S.A”.

 

2003 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds at Department of PM&R, Medical College of Wisconsin, October 3, “William Osler: A Prelude to PM&R”.

 

2003 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds at Department of PM&R, Medical College of Wisconsin, October 17, “William Osler and Henry Ogden: Mentorship”.

 

2004 Yoshida M. Brown Bag Noon Lecture at Milwaukee VAMC, February 11, “Clinical Pathways for Total Knee Arthroplasty”.

 

2004 Yoshida M. Grand Rounds at Department of PM&R, Medical College of Wisconsin, December 3, “From Franklin to Rusk: Themes & Continuities in PM&R”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Medical Society of Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara City, Japan, March 30, “Traumatic Brain Injury in the USA”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Chiba Rehabilitation Center, Chiba, Japan, April 5, “Recent Practice of PM&R in the USA”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Okuma Rehabilitation Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan, April 12, “PM&R Practice in the USA”.

 

2005 Yoshida M. Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan, April 14, “PM&R Practice in the USA”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. Maki Rehabilitation Hospital, Osaka, Japan, August 9, “Difference of Rehabilitation Practice between Japan and USA”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. Hirosaki Stroke Center, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan, September 2, “Comparison of Stroke Rehabilitation, Japan vs. U.S.A”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. Clinical Seminar for Pharmacists at Kansai Medical University Hospital, November 10, “Pharmacists’ Role in Rehabilitation Team in USA”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. Tutorial Lecture for 4th year medical student, November 20, “Purpose of Rehabilitation Care”.

 

2006 Yoshida M. International Friendship Society Forum, December 6, Kansai Medical University, Takii Hospital, Osaka, Japan, “Doctors without Borders”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. One-hundred-forty-seventh Katano Seminar, April 19, Osaka, Japan, “Medical Care and Rehabilitation in USA”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Seminars for Newly Employed, April 23, Sakura-en, Shimizu-fukushi kai, Osaka, Japan, “Rehabilitation for CVA, Hip Fracture, Knee Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis: FIM from the Care Helpers’ Point of View”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Seminars for Newly Employed, May 10, Maki Rehabilitation Hospital, Osaka, Japan, “Japan’s Present Status and Future Direction of Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2007 Yoshida M. Seminars for OT, Maki Rehabilitation Hospital, Osaka, Japan, June 7, “Role of OT in ADL”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Special Lecture for Mie University Alumni Annual Meeting, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, June 15, “US Rehabilitation Medicine”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Special Lecture for the 17th Kitakawachi Rheumatology Seminars, Osaka, Japan, May 17, “Post-arthroplasty Rehabilitation”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. The 16th Amanogawa Orthopaedic Seminar, Osaka, Japan, July 12, “Rehabilitation after TKA and THA – New Reports from the 75th AAOS Meeting”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. The 4th Stiff Neck Seminar, August 30, Eizai Company Office, Osaka, Japan, “Fibromyalgia”.

 

2008 Yoshida M. Japan Polio Network, October 19, Osaka, Japan, “Rehabilitation Care for Polio in Japan vs. USA”.

 

2009 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Nichibei igakusei hikaku [Medical Students in the US and in Japan]. Workshop for the 27th Medical Education at Kansai Medical University, Hotel Osaka, Osaka, Japan. August 3.

 

2009 Yoshida, Kiyokazu. Jane Addams: noberu heiwasho, jushosha, sagyoryoho to iryo o sosharu waku no haha [Jane Addams: Nobel Peace Laureate, Mother of Occupational Therapy and Medical Social Work]. 149th Katano Seminar, Moriguchi-shi, Osaka, Japan. October 3.

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Dr. Brian Mitchell, DO is a physician employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

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“My name is David Kassel. I have been practicing medicine for 33 years. I received my medical degree from State University of New York. I completed my internship at Tacoma Family Medicine. I did my residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA. I am Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine.

My medical interests are primarily Occupational Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine and Spine Care. I enjoy helping patients to get appropriate medical care and support. I live in Santa Cruz, CA. My philosophy for treating patients is to listen carefully to my patients and explain the treatment I propose.

My hobbies are traveling, hiking and live music. In addition to the English language, I am capable in Spanish.”

– David Kassel, MD

Dr. Monte Penner, MD is a physician employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

 

Birth:                         August 3, 1958 — Auburn, California

Education and        1977   High-school diploma from Sacramento Union

Work Experience:              Academy, Sacramento, California

 

1981   B.S. Biochemistry, Pacific Union College, Angwin, California

 

1985   M.D., Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

(1984 — 3 month elective in Lesotho, Africa)

 

1985   Internal Medicine internship at Loma Linda

1986   University, Loma Linda, California

 

1986   MRI research at the University of Michigan,

Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Emergency Room physician weekends at

Herrick Memorial Hospital, Tecumseh, Michigan

 

1987   Nuclear Medicine residency at Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, Tennessee

 

1989   Radiology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

 

1990   Assistant medical director for Sentara Medical Care Center in Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia

 

1991   Staff physician at James Madison University

Student Health Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia

(Locum tenens)

 

1991   Associate with Mangrove Medical Group,

1992   Chico, California

 

1992   Contract physician at the Urgent and Routine

1993   Medical Clinic, Paradise, California

 

1993   Private Practice as General Practioner in Chico, CA

1998   with Active Staff hospital privileges at Enloe Hospital and Chico Community Hospital

 

1998   Staff physician and surgeon for the California

2007   Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) in Folsom, CA

 

Positions held:

  1. Chief of Staff at CSP-SAC (5/06-5/07)
  2. Medical Director of Radiography Services
  3. Chairman of Infectious Disease Committee
  4. Member of Medical Executive Committee

 

2007   Several Locum tenens or short term assignments

2010

 

2010  Occupational Medicine/Urgent Care for USHealthworks,

Present  in Modesto/Stockton, CA

 

2012  NMCI Medical Clinic Inc.

Occupational Health

 

 

Professional            Active Staff — Enloe/Chico Community Hospitals

Societies:                  American Medical Association

(past/present)          California Medical Association

Butte-Glenn County Medical Society

Member, Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)

 

 

 

Professional            CA Medical Licensure:  #G071997 (exp. 8/31/12)

Certificates:              Controlled Substance Certificate (DEA #):  #BP6765436

(past/present)                      (exp. 3/31/15)

CA Licensed XRAY Supervisor and Operator

(Permit No. RHC160849)

CA Lic. Physician’s Assistant Supervisor

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

 

 

 

Professional            1.  Penner MW, King CL, Gebarski SS, Allen RJ.

Publications:                       MRI Imaging of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease.

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 1987;

11(4):591-593.

 

  1. Penner MW, Aisen AM, Chenevert TL, Fechner KP,

Longino MA,  Glazer GM.  Scientific poster entitled

“Proton-Relaxation Times of Liposomal Lipid Bilayers”

related to multiple sclerosis, presented at the 1987

Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

 

  1. Glazer GM, Orringer MB, Chenevert TL, Borrello JA,

Penner MW, Quint LE, Li KC, Aisen AM.

Mediastinal Lymph Nodes:  Relaxation

Time/Pathological Correlation and Implications in Staging of Lung Cancer with MRI Imaging.

Radiology 1988; 168:429-431.

 

  1. Park J, Price RR, Kumar N, Willcott MR, Gibbs SJ,

Goins D, Penner MW, Vansant J, James AE,

Partain CL.  Scientific exhibit presented at the International Congress of Radiology in Paris, France,

July 1989.  The exhibit was entitled “In-vivo NMR

Spectroscopy:  Initial Clinical Experience at

Vanderbilt University.”

 

 

 

Professional            September 14, 1995 — “Hepatitis C — Uncovering an

Lectures:                  Epidemic”:  presented jointly with Stephen Pearce, M.D.,

at the Enloe Hospital Grand Rounds.

Dr. Edward Verceles, MD is a physician employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

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Christa Bradley MPH, PA-C serves as the PA & NP Coordinator at NMCI Clinic Inc. Mrs. Bradley was raised in Alaska. She has traveled extensively and has intermediate Spanish speaking skills. Mrs. Bradley has a special interest in diabetes. She received her Physician Assistant training at Stanford School of Medicine, Primary Care Associate Program (PCAP) in 2003 and received her Master in Public Health in a joint program with Stanford School of Medicine and San Jose State University, 2005. Her BA in Latin American Studies was from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1993.

As well as working at NMCI Clinic Inc. Ms. Bradley is a part-time teacher at the Stanford School of Medicine, PCAP since 2007. She has also taught at the University of California San Jose.

At NMCI Clinic Inc. she provides the following services:

Treatment for patients with musculoskeletal complaints, trigger point injections, cortisone joint injections, electrical stimulation trials, depression & sleep hygiene screenings and treatment, biofeedback, exercise programs, weight screenings, evaluation for change in established sexual patterns secondary to pain, changes in activities of daily living, cervical traction trials, A&D of abscess, minor stitches.

Ms. Bradley also evaluates for: epidurals, EMG/NCV, MRI, acupuncture, spinal cord stimulator, & orthopedic evaluation referrals.

She has also procured funding and organized numerous diabetes and hypertension community screenings at NMCI Clinic Inc.

Ms. Bradley’s past medical experience has included: Peace Corps health care, and appropriate technology volunteer, São Tomé e Principe, Africa. Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic training. Emergency Medical Technician San Jose, California. Home Health Care provider for Parkinson’s disease patient Atherton, California. Community Health Representative for the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, California.

Published works: Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Self-Care of Children with Diabetes 8/04 Diabetes Society of Santa Clara Valley

Awards: Ministry of Health, São Tomé e Principe, Africa

Article written about Mrs. Bradley: PAs Caring for the Undeserved: Day Workers and Occupational Health by Margaret Allen, PA-C, CAPA News March/April, 2012

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Lubov Patouga is a Certified Physician Assistant, she joined the NMCI team March of 2015. She graduated from the Masters Physician Assistant program at Samuel Merritt University, Oakland CA, and became certified by NCCPA in 2013. She holds a BA in Radiological Biological Sciences from Medical College of Georgia. Her prior experience includes specialties such as cardiology, sleep medicine and internal medicine. She holds the title for Miss Georgia United States 2011, contributing her time to local, state and national level philanthropy.

She has also dedicated her time to Global Medical Brigades where she traveled to Panama to work with the native Kuna community, providing medical attention and public health education. Lubov is currently practicing pain management/occupational medicine at our Daly City office; utilizing her skills, knowledge and expertise to provided diligent and compassionate patient care. In addition to English, Lubov is also fluent in Russian.

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“I was born and raised in South Korea until moving to California during college years. I received NP from Sonoma State University and worked as a nurse practitioner in family practice for few years before joining NMCI.

My goal is to develop long-term relationships with patients and their families. I love to educate and engage patients in managing pain, and I hope to continue helping them with maintaining health and quality of life. I feel very fortunate to be part of NMCI clinic at Santa Clara where I am surrounded by most friendly and competent colleagues in occupational medicine/pain management.

When I am not at work, I enjoy photography, gardening, cooking, music, snowboarding and jet skiing.”

– Joo-Hyung (Joshua) Yi, MSN, NP-C

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Mary Dunning Garofalo is a Nurse Practitioner employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. She provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

James Eskridge is a Nurse Practitioner employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

Harriet Tubman Medical Office

Oakland, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1995 to Current

Preform history and physical examinations both initial, annual & DMV.  Assist the physicians in diagnosing and treating a majority geriatric populations utilizing protocols to treat, manage and monitor, Diabetes, COPD, CHF, Osteoarthritis incorporating pharmaceutical, Hypertensive, life-style modification and acupuncture.

Muir/Diablo Occupational Therapy

Brentwood, CA

Occupational Health                                                                                                                                          2015 to Current

Preform history and physical examinations both initial, annual & DMV.  Evaluated work injuries and provided treatment.

Ariba Healthcare Group

Fremont, CA

Physician Assistant / Pain Management                                                                                                      2015 to Current

 

Richard Nolan M.D.

Hayward, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1998 to 2014

Preformed initial consultations, schedule appointments and referrals. Diagnosing new injuries ie; MRI, X-rays, EMG, physical therapy.  Preformed Pre-Operative history and physicals.  Monitored post-operative recovery and rehabilitation.  Completed workers compensation paperwork; proactive correspondence with case managers, attorney’s and therapists during long term care.

Pleasanton Urgent Care

Pleasanton, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1996 to 2005

Assessed and treated patients seeking care for injuries and illnesses. Preform history and physical examinations: Pre-employment for Department of Transportation & return to duty physicals.  Scope of experience; Anesthesia, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB Gyn, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Surgery, Trauma and Radiology

California Emergency Physicians Medical Group, Medical Express

Hayward, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1993 to 1998

Assist the physician in assessing and treating those patients seeking care for injuries and illness in the ambulatory care practice.  Scope of experience: Anesthesia, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB Gyn, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Surgery and Trauma and Radiology.

 

 

Bridge Medical Group

San Francisco, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1986 to 1997

Preform psychiatric assessments, monitor psychotropic medical treatments.  Assisted the physician in providing problem-solving strategies for coping with behavioral and functional problems of geriatric patients in long term care treatment facilities, utilizing behavioral modification and environmental manipulations techniques.  Extensive work with Alzheimer’s disease patients..

 

 

General Motors Assembly Department

Fremont, CA

Physician Assistant                                                                                                                                           1973 to 1974

Provided emergency care and rehabilitative therapy to employees.  Removed ocular foreign bodies, cleaned, sutured and dressed lacerations.  Took x-rays, preformed Audiometric examinations.  Drew blood samples for lead. Preformed diathermy, whirlpool and moist heat treatments. Preformed pre-employment & return to work physicals.

Watts Multipurpose Health Center

Los Angeles, CA

Emergency Room Technician                                                                                                                         1969 to 1970

Prepared patients for examination and assisted the physician.  Presided as Cast Technician; applying removing casts.

United States Air Force

Vietnam Veteran

Military Corpsman                                                                                                                                             1962 to 1969

Responsible for: bedside care, injections, monitored and recorded vital signs and Ward Clerk duties.  Also assisted physician in diagnostic procedures: I.V., liver, kidney and bone biopsy.  As a Mobile Technician, I maintained and deployed the Mobile Hospital Unit.

 

Education

Los Angeles City College

A.A. Allied Health  – 1973

Los Angeles, CA

Charles R. Drew Post Graduate School

P.A. Physician’s Assistant  – 1973

UCLA Los Angeles, CA

USF San Francisco

B.A. Human Relations and Organizational Behavior – 1984

San Francisco, CA

Stanford University

P.A. Certified Geriatric – 1990

Stanford, CA

San Francisco State University

Holistic Health Certification – ongoing

San Francisco, CA

 

MEMBERSHIP/AFFILAITIONS

American Academy of Physician Assistants

California Academy of Physician Assistants

Charles R. Drew Physicians Assistant Alumni Association

Certified Geriatrician at Stanford University

Professional Leadership Strengths

 

2015- Current  American Academy of Pain Medicine- Annual Meeting Steering & Membership Committees – 1  of 2 APPs on committee nationally

 

2016-Current  Collegium Pharmaceuticals Professional Speakers Bureau

Xtampza ER – Abuse Deterrent Oxycodone Formulation

 

2015- Current Depomed Pharmaceuticals Professional Speakers Bureau

National Audience Speaker- Nucynta IR, ER formulation, Advisory Council Member

 

2011-2016       Millennium Laboratories Professional Speakers Bureau

National Audience Speaker- MD, NP/PA, Pharmacogenetics, Obstetrics, General Medicine, Substance Misuse and Abuse

 

2014-2015        American Society of Addiction Medicine- Member National Consensus Advisory Committee- Statement of Consensus on the Proper Utilization of Urine Testing and Identify Substance Use Disorders released October 2015

 

2014-Current  Mental Toughness University-Partner/Coach- A Fortune 500 performance training process that promotes mental toughness and critical thinking training to management leadership and sales teams.

 

2011-Current  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners- Editorial Advisory Board

Pain Management and Women’s Health

 

2009-Current  Tracey Fremd Consulting, Inc. – Medical Economics, Leadership & Communications – A Consortium of the nation’s leading nurse practitioner business, leadership, and legislative experts

 

2009-2015       Janssen Pharmaceuticals Professional Speakers Bureau

National Audience Speaker- Nucynta IR, ER formulation

 

2008-Current  Interventional and Chronic Pain Management Nurse Practitioner

Sacramento, CA

 

2016                Shire Pharmaceuticals R&D Advisory Board-  December 2016

Provided practice-based insight regarding Binge Eating Disorder, unmet needs, resources and educational gaps

 

2008                Medical Economic Expert – “Is There a Doctor in the House?” by Richard M. Scheffler, 256 pp. Stanford University Press, 2008. Authored chapter on the economic and practice model utilization of advanced practice providers.

 

2007                California’s Nurse Practitioner of Distinction Award 2007- California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP)

 

  • Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship Semi-Finalist

 

2006                University of California-San Francisco- Director of Education APC Initiative, ANSIRH. Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy

 

2006-2015       Board of Directors – California Waterfowl Association

 

2006                Task Force Chair CANP 2006 Business and Technology Conference

 

2004-2006       Immediate Past President- California Association for Nurse Practitioners

 

2005                Task Force Chair CANP 2005 Business and Technology Conference

 

2005-Current  University of California San Francisco – Advisory Board Member

Access through Primary Care Initiative

 

2004                Task Force Chair CANP 2004 Business and Technology Conference

 

2004                Pacific Northwest Female Sexual Dysfunction Board Member

Proctor and Gamble

 

2003-2004       President -California Association for Nurse Practitioners – CANP

Representing the professional interests of California’s 11,500 Nurse Practitioners

 

  • President Elect- California Association for Nurse Practitioners – CANP (formerly CCNP)

 

2002-2004       Distinguished Professor

Council on Hormones, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

 

Fall 2002         Coordinator – Leadership Retreat Granlibbakken Resort, Tahoe City, California

Kaiser Permanente Advanced Practice Leaders

 

2002-2004       Medical Expert- HOPE Website, Monthly Contributor

 

  • Leadership California – Selected Member Class of 2001, Annual Issues Leadership Course

2001                Task Force Chair, Business and Technology Conference May 5, 2001

 

2001-2005       Speakers Bureau  – Novartis Pharmaceuticals

 

2001-2005       Speakers Bureau  – Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

 

Fall 2000         Conducted Focus Group at Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Determine member’s knowledge Nurse Practitioners, implemented results in action plan

 

1999 – 2006      Board of Directors – California Association for Nurse Practitioners (formerly CCNP)

 

1999- 2002       CCNP Public Relations Committee Member

 

2000 – 2002      Chair of the Regional Nurse Practitioner Committee (NPRC) Representing over 600      Nurse Practitioners employed at Kaiser Permanente, Northern California

 

Fall 2000         Coordinator, Leadership Retreat – St Julien Wine Estate, Carmel Valley, CA

Kaiser Permanente Advanced Practice Leaders

 

Fall 1999         Producer- NP/PA Education Video, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

Aired Nationally to Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

 

1997 – 2000     NPRC Chairperson – Media and Nurse Practitioner Professional Image Committee

 

1997 – 2000      Kaiser Permanente Regional Nurse Practitioner Committee (NPRC) Elected committee member

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2008 – 2016                Pain Management Specialist

Pain Management and Interventional Nurse Practitioner

2004-2009                   Mar Monte Planned Parenthood, Sacramento, California

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Underinsured Californians

1999- 2005                  Kaiser Permanente – South Sacramento, California

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Nurse Practitioner

1997-1999                   Kaiser Permanente – Santa Teresa, San Jose, California

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Nurse Practitioner

1995-1997                   Kaiser Permanente – Santa Clara, California

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Nurse Practitioner

1996-1997                   Dr. Connie Tan – Mountain View, California

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

1994-1996                   Mar Monte Planned Parenthood – San Jose, California

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

1993-1996                   Good Samaritan Hospital – San Jose, California

Registered Nurse

1991-1993                   Washoe Regional Medical Center – Reno, Nevada

Registered Nurse

  • -1991 Washoe Medical Center- Reno, Nevada

Apprentice Nurse, Surgical Scrub Technician

  • -1990 K-9 College / Owner-Operator

Professional Dog Trainer, Specializing in Search and Rescue Dogs

 

 

 

Education

 

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner – EPA, Campbell, California

Affiliate San Jose State University   1994

Bachelor’s Degree –was never obtained, ‘grandfathered’ in under national statues with 22 years of clinical practice.

Registered Nurse

Truckee Meadows Community College – Reno, Nevada   1991

Emergency Medical Technician    1987-1991

 

Credentials & Privileges

 

  • Professional Accreditation- Advanced Pain Diagnostics
  • Professional Accreditation – Metropolitan Pain Management Consultants, Incorporated
  • DEA Number -Schedule II-V
  • Professional Credential – Ambulatory Care Practice, Kaiser Permanente
  • Professional Credential – Mar Monte Planned Parenthood
  • Medication Furnishing Number
  • Professional Accreditation – Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
  • Professional Accreditation – Mar Monte Planned Parenthood
  • Hospital Privileges – Kaiser Permanente Santa Teresa

1998 – present  (inactive status)

  • Hospital privileges – Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose

1995 – present (inactive status)

  • Surgical first assist privileges – Sereno Surgical Center

1995 – Center closure 1997

Dr. Steve Camenson has been a chiropractor in the bay area with over 25 years of experience.  He has extensive knowledge, training and experience and is committed to provide better health and wellness for his patients thru chiropractic treatment.   Those seeking treatment with Dr. Camenson are assured that their health is in great hands.

Dr. Camenson has lived in the bay area his whole live and has a wife and 3 children.  He spends his free time with his family and enjoys all the wonderful activities that the Bay Area has to offer.

Justin Lo, MD, in San Jose, California specializes in helping patients manage pain, whether it’s chronic or acute. Dr. Lo started his medical career at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with an undergraduate degree in biochemistry. He attended medical school at the prestigious University of Rochester School of Medicine and did his internship at State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate in Brooklyn, New York.

He returned to California to complete a residency in anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and then held a fellowship in interventional pain management at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Today, he runs a unique practice in San Jose as a board-certified pain management specialist with a focus on interventional pain management.

Interventional pain management offers medical interventions designed to manage pain such as facet joint injections and nerve blocks. Dr. Lo believes in creating specialized care plans because he realizes no two patients’ pain is the same. This individualized approach means each patient stands out.

 

Reference:  http://www.justinlomd.com/

Clinical Neuropsychology/Psychiatry:

Robert J. Balaban, M.D. is a physician with years of experience in the field of psychiatry, both as a psychotherapist and psycopharmacologist. He has obtained a post graduate degree in psychology from the New School for Social Research, where he studied personality theory. Dr. Balaban has been a clinician and teacher including being on the clinical faculty of the Harvard Medical School and the University of Wisconson. Dr. Balaban integrates several healing psychotherapies which he has learned through intensive training with some of the most influential and skilled therapists in the United States and Europe.

Dr. Balaban’s philosophy is to address various aspects of a person’s well being including physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions. Dr. Balaban has been trained in many approaches to psychotherapy including psychodynamic, mind/body medicine, EMDR, neurolinguistic programming, focusing, meditation, and guided imagery. In addition to psychotherapy, Dr. Balaban provides medication evaluation and management.

Having the option of integrating numerous techniques that facilitate healing, allows Dr. Balaban to collaboratively address each individual’s unique needs. Gene Gendlin, Ph.D., the founder of Focusing, states that each person knows their “own forward direction”. It is important to respect the deep knowledge and intuition that each person holds within their being. Dr. Balaban believes in approaching therapy collaboratively, respecting the personal history and specific goals of each person.

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Richard Palmer, PhD is a Psychologist employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and secondary psycho emotional conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

Orthopedic Surgeon:

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Paul Hughes, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

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Andrew Burt, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

Ancillary Services:

Dr. Jacobs DC, QME, has been providing care in the Bay Area and the Valley since 1997. As a Chiropractor, Dr. Jacobs has managed a multitude of injuries to the spine and extremities, and has helped thousands of patients to restore their health and well-being. To be a part of his patients’ recovery from injury, restoring function, participating in the healing process from the beginning to the end, and watching the joy that patients’ experience from being whole again is the reason Dr. Jacobs began his health care career.

Being a former Competitive athlete, and suffering injuries which lead to visits to a Chiropractor, Dr. Jacobs understands the importance of health and function in its fullest form. He wants for his patients to experience a pain free, maximum capacity life. Dr. Jacobs has helped patients with Acute, Sub-Acute and Chronic Conditions, weight loss, and Neurologic Injury.

Of note, Dr. Jacobs lives in the area with his wife and two children. He competes actively in several sports and his other hobbies include meditation, reading; although most of his free time is spent watching his children participate in their athletic events.

Dr. Jacobs is a State Appointed Qualified Medical Examiner and has lectured in colleges throughout the Bay Area.

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Dennis Sosine, DC is a Chiropractor employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

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Robert Froh, DC is a Chiropractor employed at NMCI Medical Clinic, Inc. He provides care for patients suffering from work related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. All of the providers at NMCI Medical Clinic work as a team with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well being.

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“My name is Wu Zhao. I have been practicing medicine for 30 years. I received my medical degree from Chong Qing Medical University – China. I completed my internship at Chong Qing Medical University. I did my residency at Chong Qing Medical University. I am Board Certified in Acupuncture LAc.

My medical interests are primarily pain management through natural healing methods. I enjoy helping patients to alleviate pain and improve their quality of life. I live in San Jose. My philosophy for treating patients is to understand appreciate the multi-discipline approach in medicine and applying it to the treatment I provide to my patients.

I enjoy spending time with my family and my dogs. In addition to the English language, I am fluent in Chinese.”

– Wu Zhao, LAc

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Dr. Maryam Kalami LAc, DAOM, is a licensed acupuncturist and a doctor of oriental medicine. She started her career in medicine as a registered midwife and gradually transitioned into oriental medicine several years later. Dr. Kalami is also certified in Pain Management & Sports Medicine, Clinical Nutrition & Weight Management, Cosmetic Acupuncture and Medical Qi Gong.

In addition to her private practice in the Bay Area, Dr. Kalami teaches Advanced Clinical Nutrition at the University of East West Medicine, where she also supervises acupuncture students performing their clinical rounds.

Dr. Kalami lives in the Bay Area with her husband, daughter, and her adorably feisty 11 year old Pomeranian! In her spare time, she enjoys meditating, swimming, and hiking in nature. Dr. Kalami’s philosophy in both life and patient care can be encompassed by the follow George Elliot quotation: “What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”