Lyndly Tamura, MD
- Levin J, Lowe A, Tamura L, Miller E, Koltsov J, Kenrick A, Barrette K, Richardson J. Extensor digitorum brevis bulk and associations with fibular motor nerve conduction amplitude. PM R. 2022 04; 14(4):428-433. PMID: 33876583
- Resident Safety Council Project Multidisciplinary Winner
Resident Safety Council Project Multidisciplinary Winner, Stanford University, 2020
- Eleanore Coghlin Award for Medical School Excellence in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Eleanore Coghlin Award for Medical School Excellence in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, 2016
The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
|California Pacific Medical Center
|The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
|University of California, San Diego
About Lyndly Tamura, MD
Dr. Lyndly Tamura is a board-certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM & R) focused on providing non-operative care for patients with acute and chronic spine pain, musculoskeletal disorders, and pain conditions. Dr. Tamura is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain, and she is board-eligible in Pain Medicine. To view Dr. Tamura's UCSF Health listing, click here.
To alleviate pain and improve her patients’ quality of life, Dr. Tamura specializes in diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures, which include fluoroscopy-guided spine injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum), fluoroscopy-guided intra-articular injections, ultrasound-guided injections, and nerve conduction studies/electromyography.
An active researcher, Dr. Tamura ‘s interests involve the safety and efficacy of regenerative medicine to treat spine related pain, reviewing practice patterns for certain spinal interventions, developing novel injection techniques for musculoskeletal and pain conditions, monitoring the efficacy of tele-nutrition in spinal cord injury patients, and quality improvement projects involving two-way smartphone messaging between physicians and nurses.
Dr. Tamura grew up in Huntington Beach, Calif. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in General Biology from the University of California, San Diego, and completed her Medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. Dr. Tamura then completed a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco; she subsequently completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stanford University; and most recently, she completed fellowship training in Interventional Pain Medicine at Hudson Medical in New York City.
Dr. Tamura was a competitive gymnast and a collegiate pole vaulter. She continues to enjoy leading an active lifestyle of running, hiking, and teaching group exercise. She also enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and exploring diverse cuisines.
Dr. Tamura sees patients at the Marin Health/UCSF Health Clinics in Marin County.
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