Dr. Joshua Yamamoto discusses the four major advancements in the nation’s stroke prevention paradigm & his new book, “You Can Prevent A Stroke”.
Dr. Joshua S. Yamamoto was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated with a degree in physics from Princeton University and subsequently worked as a paramedic for the Alexandria City Fire Department before attending Dartmouth Medical School. He trained on the Osler Medical Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and then completed cardiology training at the National Naval Medical Center and Georgetown University. He was the cardiology consultant to the US Congress, Director of Cardiac Imaging, and held a faculty appointment at the Uniformed Services University. In 2005, he was lent to the Army and served in Kuwait as the theater cardiologist for the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon his return, he dutifully followed orders and joined his wife in private practice.