Roy K. Yamada, M.D., FACEP


Medical Director

History With Dallas College

  • 2004 - Medical director, EMS Program, Brookhaven​

Educational Background

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, Pacific Union College in Angwin, Calif.
  • Medical degree and surgical internship from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu with rotating internship and orthopedic surgery residency completed at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth

Professional Certifications

  • Certification as a medical technologist (ASCP) from White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles
  • Certifications include ACLS/AHA provider and instructor, ATLS/ACS provider and APLS/ACEP provider

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Tarrant County Medical Association
  • Texas College of Emergency Physicians
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • National Association of EMS Physicians


  • 2001 - EMS Medical Director of the Year by the Texas Department of Health

Related Professional Experience

  • Staff physician in the emergency department of Irving Health Care System, Harris Methodist H.E.B. Hospital and Arlington Memorial Hospital
  • EMS medical director of the fire departments for the cities of Mansfield, Bedford, Pantego, Richland Hills, North Richland Hills, Keller, Allen, Midlothian, Hurst and Euless, as well as for DFW International Airport
  • EMS medical director for Tarrant County College, Brookhaven and PHI Air Medical of Dallas