Dr. Akira Ishiyama , MD

Allergy & Immunology , Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

(310) 206-6688

UCLA Medical Group
200 Ucla Medical Plz Ste 550
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Ishiyama received his medical degree in 1990 from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his internship and head and neck surgery residency training at UCLA. In 1997, Dr. Ishiyama was appointed to the faculty in the UCLA Division of Head and Neck Surgery to cover the service at Olive View UCLA Medical Center. In 1999, Dr. Ishiyama became Chief of the Olive View UCLA Head and Neck Service and in June 2008, Dr. Ishiyama was given an accelerated promotion to full Professor in the UCLA Head and Neck Division. Dr. Ishiyama is actively involved in the research projects on Meniere’s disease and Human Temporal Bone Pathology. He is the Director of the Victor Goodhill Human Temporal Bone Laboratory at UCLA and he has been funded by the NIH/NIDCD. Currently, Dr. Ishiyama is working on the vestibular pathology in Meniere’s disease to understand the disease mechanism. Dr. Ishiyama is the Director of the UCLA Cochlear Implant Program, which is recognized as one of the centers for excellence in California. He has also started a cochlear implantation program in Armenia in 2004. Dr. Ishiyama has mentored a long list of students and residents in his laboratory and in the clinical arena, where he maintains an active practice in all aspects of Otology and Neurotology ranging from balance disorders, cochlear implantation, pediatric otology, facial nerve disorders, acoustic neuroma and skull base tumor surgeries.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 29 Years

Languages Spoken: Korean and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center

Graduation Date: in 1990

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Specialties: Allergy & Immunology , Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar Insurance CA
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Ishiyama's Office Information

Fax: (310) 082-5281
Website: headandnecksurgery.ucla.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Tue7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Wed7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Thu7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Doctor Ishiyama's Other Office Information

Olive View Medical Center Surgery
14445 Olive View Dr Ste 6124
Sylmar, CA 91342
(747) 210-3194

Fax:(747) 721-0351
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:30 PM

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