Maki Yamamoto

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., New York Medical College, 2004


B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2000

Phone: (714) 456-6847
Fax: 7144563967
Email: maki.yamamoto@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd. West Suite 1600
Orange, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Cutaneous Oncology, Melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, Endocrine disease, Thyroid cancer, Parathyroid disease, Soft tissue sarcomas
   
Publications Book Chapters

1. Yamamoto M and Imagawa DK. Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery. Chapter in Wilson SE et al. Educational Review Manual in General Surgery. 2009. 8th ed.

2. Yamamoto M and Imagawa DK. (2013) Treatment of Metastatic or Recurrent Colorectal Cancer. In Bailey et al (1st edition) Colorectal Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

3. Yamamoto M, Zager JS. Biopsy Techniques for Melanoma. Book chapter. In Zager JS et al Melanoma. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2016

4. Yamamoto M, Sondak VK. Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation of Melanoma. Book chapter. Book chapter. In Zager JS et al Melanoma. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2016
   
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Publications

1. Hsiang DJ, Yamamoto M, Mehta RS, et al. Predicting nodal status using dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in patients with locally advanced breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy with and without sequential trastuzumab. Arch Surg 2007;142:855-61.

2. Yamamoto M, Mehta RS, Baick CH, et al. The predictive value of sentinel lymph node biopsy in locally advanced breast cancer patients who have undergone neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Am Surg 2007;73:977-80.

3. Wiseman JE, Yamamoto M, Nguyen TD, et al. Cystic pancreatic neoplasm in pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Surg 2008;143:84-6.

4. Yamamoto M, Imagawa DK, Katz MH. Multidisciplinary management of resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2008; 8: 1611-21.

5. Yamamoto M, Little G, Imagawa DK. Hepatitis B immunoglobulin in preventing reinfection following liver transplantation. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2009;7:321-8.

6. Yamamoto M, Hayashi MS, Nguyen NT, et al. Use of Seamguard to prevent pancreatic leak following distal pancreatectomy. Arch Surg 2009; 144: 894-9.

7. Yamamoto M and Imagawa DK. Hepatitis B immunoglobulin in preventing reinfection following liver transplantation. US Gastroenterol and Hepatol 2009; (5) 21-24.

8. Burton E, Chase D, Yamamoto M, de Guzman J, Imagawa D, Berman ML. Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer: the advantage of collaborative surgical management and a multidisciplinary approach. Gynecol Oncol. 2011 Jan;120(1):29-32

9. Yamamoto M, Weber JM, Karl RC, Meredith KL. Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer: Review of the literature and the institutional experience. Cancer Control. 2013;20(2):130-137

10. Yamamoto M, Zager JS. Isolated Hepatic Perfusion for Metastatic Melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Mar;109(4):383-8

11. Yamamoto M, Rashid OM, Wong J. Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer: the East vs West perspective. J Gastrointest Oncol 2015; 6(1): 79-88.

12. Yamamoto M, Fisher KJ, Wong JY, et al. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy is Indicated for Patients with Thick Clinically Lymph Node-Negative Melanoma. Cancer 2015; published online ahead of print 11 February 2015

13. Doepker MP, Thompson ZJ, Fisher KJ, Yamamoto M, Nethers KW, Harb JN, Applebaum MA, Gonzalez RJ, Sarnaik AA, Messina JL, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Is a Wider Margin (2cm vs 1cm) for a 1.01-2.0mm Melanoma Necessary? Ann Surg Oncol 2016 Jul; 23 (7): 2336-42.

14. Blackham AU, Greenleaf E, Yamamoto M, Hollenbeak C, Gusani N, Coppola D, Pimiento JM, Wong JY. Tumor Regression Grade in Gastric Cancer: Predictors and impact on outcome. J Surg Oncol. 2016 May 20

15. Enomoto LM, Blackham A, Woo Y, Yamamoto M, Pimiento J, Gusani NJ, Wong J. Ratio of intra-operative fluid to anesthesia time and its impact on short term perioperative outcomes following gastrectomy for cancer: A retrospective cohort study. Int J Surg. 2016 Jul 7 Published online ahead of print
   
  In Press

1. Yamamoto M, Zager JS. Biopsy Techniques for Melanoma. Book chapter. In press.

2. Yamamoto M, Sondak VK. Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation of Melanoma. Book chapter. In press.
   
  Presentations

1. Yamamoto M and Imagawa DK. Pancreatic resections for pancreatic cancer. Oral Presentation. Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Scientific Retreat, 2006. Palm Springs, CA.

2. Hsiang D, Yamamoto M, Mehta R, Su M Y, Choong H. Baick, Lane K, Butler,J Predicting Nodal Status Using Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI and Breast Pathology in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with and without Sequential Trastuzumab Oral Presentation. Pacific Coast Surgical Association 78th Annual Meeting Kona HI 2007

3. Yamamoto M, Mehta R, Baick C, Su MY, Lane K, Butler J, Hsiang D The Predictive Value of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Locally Advanced Breast Patients who Have Undergone Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with or without Trastuzumab. Oral Presentation. American College of Surgeon, Southern California Chapter, Santa Barbara, CA 2007

4. Yamamoto M, Imagawa DK, Barrera KA, et al. Efficacy and safety of doxorubicin-eluting beads in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Poster presentation. ASCO GI Cancer Symposium. 2007.

5. Yamamoto M, Hayashi MH, Jones, BU, et al. Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy for Insulinoma. Video presentation. AHPBA annual meeting. April 20, 2007.

6. Yamamoto M, Barrera KA, Imagawa DK, et al. Use of doxorubicin drug eluting beads in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Poster presentation. ASCO GI Cancer Symposium. 2009.

7. Barrera KA, Imagawa DK, Yamamoto M, et al. Sorafenib for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in the Asian-American population: Does one size fit all? Poster presentation. ASCO GI Cancer Symposium. 2009.

8. Mailey BA, Yamamoto M, Artinyan A, et al. Surgical Management of Colorectal Cancer in Octogenarian and Nonagenarian Patients. Poster Presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology’s Annual Cancer Symposium. 2010.

9. Yamamoto M, Weber JM, Shridhar R, Hoffe S, Almhanna K, Karl RC, Meredith KL. AKT Expression is Associated with Degree of Pathologic Response in Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy. Poster Presentation. Scientific Symposium at Moffitt Cancer Center. 2012.

10. Yamamoto M, Weber JM, Shridhar R, Hoffe S, Almhanna K, Karl RC, Meredith KL. AKT Expression is Associated with Degree of Pathologic Response in Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus
Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. San Diego, CA. 2012.

11. Yamamoto M, Djulbegovic M, Montilla-Soler J, Eikman E, Gonzalez RJ, Cruse CW, Sarnaik AA, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) compared with conventional planar lymphoscintigraphy (LS) for preoperative sentinel node localization in cutaneous malignancies. Poster Presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 66th Annual Cancer Symposium, National Harbor, MD. March 6-9, 2013

12. Forster MR, Yamamoto M, Hernandez J, Vignesh S, Centeno B, Meredith KL. Robotic-assisted resection of perirectal Schwannoma. Video Presentation. American College of Surgery Annual Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. October 7, 2013.

13. Yamamoto M, Centeno B, Malafa M, Meredith KL. Robotic distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy for solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. Video presentation. Society of Robotic Surgery 2013 Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. November 8, 2013.

14. Koscso J, Konstantinovic M, Govsyeyev N, Yamamoto M, Wong JY, Fisher KJ, , Messina JL, Sarnaik AA, Cruse CW, Puleo CA, Gonzalez RJMD, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Factors associated with sentinel node positivity in patients with thick cutaneous melanoma (= 4mm). Poster Presentation. USF Health Research Day 2014, Tampa, FL. February 21, 2014.

15. Konstantinovic M, Yamamoto M, Wong JY, Fisher KJ, Koscso J, , Govsyeyev N, Messina JL, Sarnaik AA, Cruse CW, Puleo CA, Gonzalez RJMD, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Sentinel node biopsy is indicated for thick clinically node-negative melanoma. Poster Presentation. USF Health Research Day 2014, Tampa, FL. February 21, 2014.

16. Yamamoto M, Wong JY, Fisher KJ, Koscso J, Konstantinovic M, Govsyeyev N, Messina JL, Sarnaik AA, Cruse CW, Puleo CA, Gonzalez RJMD, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Sentinel node biopsy is indicated for thick clinically node-negative melanoma. Poster Presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 67th Annual Cancer Symposium, Phoenix, AZ. March 12-15th, 2014.

17. Yamamoto M, Wong JY, Fisher KJ, Koscso J, Konstantinovic M, Govsyeyev N, Messina JL, Sarnaik AA, Cruse CW, Puleo CA, Gonzalez RJ, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Factors associated with sentinel node positivity in patients with thick cutaneous melanoma (= 4mm). Poster Presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 67th Annual Cancer Symposium, Phoenix, AZ. March 12-15th, 2014.

18. Wong JY, Yamamoto M, Fulp WJ, Nguyen P, Almhanna KA. Impact of peri-operative nutrition and weight loss in resected gastroesophageal junction cancers. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week 2014, Chicago, IL. May 4-6, 2014.

19. Doepker M, Yamamoto M, Fisher KJ, Nethers KW, Harb JN, Applebaum MA, Patel NU, Cruse WC, Gonzalez RJ, Sarnaik AA, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Is a wider margin (2cm versus 1cm) for a 1.0-2.0mm thick melanoma necessary? Poster Presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 68th Annual Cancer Symposium, Houston, TX. March 25-28, 2015.

20. Wong J, Blackham A, Yamamoto M, Kenning E, Hollenbeak C, Gusani N, Pimiento JM. Tumor regression grade in gastric cancer: predictors and impact on outcome. Poster presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 68th Annual Cancer Symposium, Houston, TX. March 25-28, 2015.

21. Enomoto L, Yamamoto M, et al Ratio of Intraoperative Fluid to Anesthesia Time and Its Impact on Short Term Perioperative Outcomes Following Gastrectomy for Cancer. Oral presentation. Digestive Disease Week 2015. Washington DC. May 16-19, 2015.

22. Vivar KL, Harb JN, Nethers KW, Alberdi T, Sreeraman R, Yamamoto M, Connor, C, Zager JS, Sondak VK. Pediatric atypical melanocytic neoplasms: a retrospective case series with focus on diagnostic challenges, molecular analysis and surgical outcome. Poster presentation. Society of Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting 2015. Boston, MA. July 9-12, 2015.

23. Doepker MP, Fisher KJ, Yamamoto M, Harb JN, Applebaum MA, Patel NU, Gonzalez RJ, Sarnaik AA, Sondak VK, Zager JS. Is a Wider Margin (2 cm vs. 1 cm) for a 1.0-2.0 mm Thick Melanoma Necessary? Oral presentation. World Congress of Lymphology. San Francisco, CA. September 7-10, 2015.

24. Hanna MH, Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Alizadeh AF, Nguyen A, Yamamoto M, Stamos MJ, Demirjian AN, Imagawa DK. Readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: an analysis of risk factors and timing of complications. Oral presentation. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015. Chicago, Il. October 5, 2015.

25. Doepker MP, Yamamoto M, Patel NU, Montilla-Soler JL, Sarnaik AA, Gonzalez RJ, Sondak VK, Zager JZ. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) compared with conventional planar lymphoscintigraphy (LS) for preoperative sentinel node localization in cutaneous malignancies. Oral presentation. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015. Chicago, Il. October 7, 2015.

26. Hanna MH, Moghadamyeghaneh Z, Hwang GS, Alizadeh AF, Nguyen A, Yamamoto M, Stamos MJ, Imagawa DK. Contemporary pancreatic necrosectomy: an analysis of outcomes, mortality and timing of intervention. Poster presentation. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015. Chicago, Il. October 4-8, 2015.
   
Professional
Societies
Society of Surgical Oncology
American College of Surgeons
   
Other Experience Surgical Oncology Fellowship
University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center 2011—2014

Graduate Programs Surgery-General

   
   
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Last updated 11/16/2016