Ronald K. Takemoto, MD

Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
School of Medicine

M.D., University of Southern California, 1980


Internship (flexible), L.A. County – USC Medical Center, 1981


Residency, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 1987, Physical Medicine & Rehabiitation

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University of California, Irvine
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 E 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90822

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Research
Interests
Pulsed radiofrequency for chronic knee pain vs PT
   
Academic
Distinctions
Clinical Focus
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, musculoskeletal disorders, pain medicine, sports medicine

UC Resident Teaching Award (2012 & 2014)
   
Research
Abstract
Most recent 10 of 20
1. Chen, H., Takemoto, R., Hata, J. Ultrasound Guided Piriformis Injection with EMG Confirmation of Needle Placement: A Case Report and Description of a New Procedure. Poster Presentation, American Pain Society Annual Meeting. 2012

2. Chen, H., Tribuzio, B., Takemoto, R. Anterior-Superior versus Posterior Approach To Ultrasound Guided Subacromial-Subdeltoid Injections. Podium Presentation, California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. 2012

3. Onishi, K., Lee, S., Takemoto, R. Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Degenerative Joint Disease of 1st Metatarsophalangeal Joint in a Competitive Triathlete: A Case Report. Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, 2014

4. Onishi, K., Lee, S., Chen, H., Takemoto, R. A Novel Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Hallus Saltans/Dynamic Ultrasound Evaluation of Stenosing Tenosynovitis Of Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon at the Master Knot of Henry.
Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, 2014

5. Rodrigues, K., Takemoto, R. Ultrasound guided injection of Platelet Rich Plasma in Degenerative joint disease of Thumb carpometacarpal joint: A Case Report. Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual
Meeting, 2014

6. Hamidi Ravari, B., Barawid, E., Takemoto, R. Lipoma Arborescens of the Subacromial Bursa, Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, 2014

7. Chang, E., Takemoto, R. Chest Pain following Bench Pressing, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2014

8. Chang,E., Takemoto, R. Left Groin Pain following a Parachute Jump, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2014

9. Yeh, B., Chang, E., Takemoto, R. Bilateral pedicle stress fractures with posterior Vertebral involvement in a 16 year old female softball player, Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, 2015

10. Currey, J. Takemoto, R. A case of PRP injection for chronic shoulder AC separation,
Poster Presentation, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, 2016
   
Publications 1. Chen, H., Takemoto, R. Application of Ultrasound in Ulnar Motor Nerve
Conduction Study after Anterior Ulnar Nerve Transposition. Ultrasound, 2012,
20:228-230.

2. Chen, H. Takemoto, R., Hata, J. Ultrasound Guided Piriformis Injection with
Confirmation of Needle Placement through Electromyography. Pain Med. 2012; 13(7):978-9.
   
Professional
Societies
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Medical Association
American College of Sports Medicine
Association of Academic Physiatrists
   
Other Experience Staff Physician
VA Long Beach Healthcare System 2004—pres

American Board of PM&R Oral Examiner
1996—2016

Research Center VA Long Beach Medical Center
   
   
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Last updated 07/11/2016