Lyndly Tamura, MD

Lyndly Tamura MD
About Provider

Dr. Lyndly Tamura, a UCSF Health provider, 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 also fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain.

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.

Medical Group
  • MarinHealth Medical Network | UCSF Health
Primary Services
  • Interventional Spine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Stanford University - Stanford, CA
Medical School
  • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences - Toledo, Ohio
  • California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
  • Hudson Medical - New York, NY
Honors and Awards
Resident Safety Council Project Multidisciplinary Winner, Stanford University; Eleanore Coghlin Award for Medical School Excellence in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences