Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Ken Yoneda reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Yoneda is an internist who specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. He was named assistant professor in residence in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine's Department of Internal Medicine in 1997 and promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. Prior to moving to Sacramento, he was assistant professor of medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.

Dr. Yoneda has served as principal investigator on several research projects and has published a number of articles about his work in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine—1988
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease—1996
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Critical Care—1998

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Education

MD: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1985
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 1985–1988
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1993–1997

Academic Appointments

University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV:
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1988–1983
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, 1990–1993
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA:
  • Assistant Professor in Residence, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 1997–2005
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine, 2005-present

Hospital Affiliations

Staff Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Reno, NV, 1988–1993
Staff member, Vencor Hospital, Folsom, CA, 1994
Staff member, Veterans Affairs, Northern California Healthcare System, Mather, CA, 1996
Staff member, David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA, 1997
Attending Physician, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, 1997

Professional Affiliations

American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Thoracic Society

Selected Publications

  1. Yoneda KY, Harper RW, Louie S (2003). Severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology, 25(2): 151–163.
  2. Wachi S, Yoneda K, Wu R (2005). Interactome-transciptome analysis reveals the high centrality of genes differentially expressed in lung cancer tissues. Bioinformatics, 21(23): 4205–4208.
  3. Louie S, Yoneda, KY, Kenyon NJ (2001). Bronchial asthma in adults. In EM Gershwin, ed., Bronchial Asthma, pp. 210–229. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.
  4. Louie S, Yoneda, KY, Kenyon NJ (2006). Adult-onset asthma. In EM Gershwin, ed., Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, chap. 5. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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