Dr. Yamada is an Associate Attending Radiation Oncologist and member of the brachytherapy service in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta and completed residency training in Radiation Oncology at the Princess Margaret Hospital at the University of Toronto. He completed a fellowship in brachytherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has been a faculty member in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for over 14 years. He has an academic interest in prostate cancer, brachytherapy, and spine radiosurgery, and has published widely on these topics. He has been invited to lecture on these topics both nationally and internationally. He and his wife Susy are the proud parents of five children. He as a special place in his heart for Australia!