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Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in pediatric surgery, Dr. Douglas Tamura joined Valley Children’s Hospital as a pediatric surgeon in August 2003. His areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery and pediatric trauma. Dr. Douglas TamuraDr. Tamura is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Pediatric Surgery Association, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, and Society of Critical Care Medicine.

He has published in several journals including The Journal of Trauma: Injury Infection and Critical Care; Shock; and Surgery.

Dr. Tamura received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency in general surgery and research fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Dr. Tamura completed a fellowship in surgical critical care/ trauma at the University of California, Davis Medical Center and a pediatric surgery fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. He spent two years as a trauma research fellow focused mainly on the inflammatory response mechanisms from traumatic injury.

A California native, Dr. Tamura enjoys biking, golfing and spending time with his family.

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Douglas Y. Tamura, MD
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Contact Information
9300 Valley Children`s Pl (GE01)
Madera, CA 93636-8762
Phone: 559/353-7290

Professional History
Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Science Center
University of Colorado Health Sci Center
Denver, CO
Yale University School of Medicine
Sacramento, LA
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
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