[News from Kuraoka Clinic – COVID-19 Updates] (As of 9/15/2022)

COVID-19 vaccines are available at our Atlanta & Dallas locations.
Please see the following to schedule your appointment.

Important Updates:

On August 31st, 2022, the FDA amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to authorize bivalent formulations of the vaccines for use as a single booster dose at least two months following primary or booster vaccination.


[Who is eligible?]  **We only offer Pfizer as an option for the covid-19 vaccine as of now.

Children 6 months - 4 years old: 1-3 Primary Doses 
Children 5 - 11 years old: 1-2 Primary Doses + Booster 
Anyone 12 years old or older: 1-2 Primary Doses + Updated Bivalent Booster (Updated boosters are for those who have already received 2 primary doses or those who received their last booster dose at least 2 months prior) 

Please download and fill-out the COVID-19 Vaccine Consent and Questionnaire Form.

Please bring the signed form and your original insurance card to your appointment.

We also offer Flu Shots at our office!!

To book appointments for both COVID-19 and Flu vaccines, please use the link below.

Also download and fill-out the Influenza Vaccine Questionnaire Form.

Please visit the link below to schedule your appointment.

*All vaccine appointments must be scheduled through this online page.

*We ask that you please refrain from calling our office to ask questions regarding COVID-19 vaccine, as it places volume overload on our telephone system and limits ability of other patient calls that require urgent attention.


Please call our office to schedule your appointment. Phone#: 972-306-0808
Please download and fill-out the COVID-19 Vaccine Consent and Questionnaire Form.

Negative COVID-19 Test Certificate for traveling to Japan

The Japanese government has announced that passengers who have been fully vaccinated and boosted with vaccines approved by the Japanese government and who are arriving in Japan as of September 7 will no longer require the pre-travel COVID-19 test. Please continue to consult the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare’s website for details in English.

Until September 6, all travelers including Japanese nationals still have to submit a certificate of negative test result conducted within 72 hours prior to departing from the country/region where travelers stay when entering Japan.

We offer negative COVID-19 test certificate here at our facility.
To schedule your appointment (Atlanta Office ONLY), please visit https://kuraoka-covid19-vaccine.com/covid19-test-appointment/

*We ask that you please refrain from calling our office to ask questions regarding COVID-19 test certificate for traveling to Japan, as it places volume overload on our telephone system and limits ability of other patient calls that require urgent attention. Please email covid@kuraokaclinic.com for any questions.

Please note that this site is only for those who are planning to travel to Japan.
If you are having symptoms of COVID-19, have been exposed to someone who tested positive, or travelling to other countries other than Japan, please contact our office directly to make your appointment.


Our Services

Kuraoka Clinic provides general internal medicine and pediatric medical services, including regular adult medical examinations, pediatric examinations, gynecological examinations, smoking cessation clinic, pain clinics, and counseling. Our clinic offers cutting-edge medical care in Georgia, Ohio, and Texas.

Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Please contact us if you or your family member have flu-like symptoms, concern about lifestyle-related diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, etc., experience any allegy symptons such as hives and asthma, have pain or discomfort in your stomach, or have any concern about your health.

Preventive Care

It is very important to have wellness visits and standard immunizations for your health. We provide adult screenings for blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol, depression, obesity, diabetes, and gynecology screenings; pediatric screenings for developmental disorders, depression and obesity.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

Stopping smoking and lower risk for lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. We provide an easy, effective and intensive treatments to smokers motivated to quit and to be treated dependence ensuring a higher success rate, but also treats "difficult" patients.

Pain Clinic

We provide interventional pain management at our clinic. This approach relies on treatments that intervene in the transmission of pain signals within the body. It reduces the need for surgery, and allows patients to return to their normal lives, in many of cases right after the treatment.


We provide counseling for individuals, couples, and families, including learning disabilities, and diagnosis of ADHD for children. Please consult our specialists for problems of work, family and relationships, depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse, PTSD, panic attacks, addiction, domestic violence and etc.


Telemedicine allows our doctors to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients in remote locations using online video communication system. It allows patients to access medical expertise quickly, efficiently at home or work without travel. Please call us for more detalis about our Telemedicine services.



In-Network: Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO & POS), Cigna, Aetna, UHC, Humana, Ambetter, First Health
Please contact us about other insurances.

OHIO OFFICE & TEXAS OFFICE: Please contact us about insurance.


Our Staff

Maki Kuraoka Rheaume, M.D.

The American Board of Internal Medicine cirtifiedEDUCATIONS:
Hyogo Ikadaigaku – Medical School, 1999
Atlanta Medical Center – Residency, 2005
American Board of Internal Medicine
LANGUAGE: English, Spanish & Japanese

Mark Rheaume, M.D.

University of Tennessee College of Medicine 2002
Emory University – Regidency, 2007
Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology
LANGUAGE: English & Japanese

Kaoru Miyazaki, M.D.(Ohio)

Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health, 2010
Riverside Methodist Hospital – Residency, 2013
CERTIFICATIONS: Am Bd Family Medicine, 2013
LANGUAGE: English & Japanese

Yuko Taira, N.P. (Texas)

Western Governer University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Walden University, Master of Nursing
MEMBERSHIPS: American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, North Texas Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
LANGUAGES: English & Japanese

Megumi Omonishi, Ph.D. (Ohio)

Southern Arkansas University
Central Arkansas University – Master in Psychology
Georgia State University – Doctor of Psychology

Tennessee University Health Science Center – Internship
LANGUAGES: English & Japanese

Yoko O'Brien, Ed.S. (Georgia)

Mercer University – Master in Community Caunselling
Georgia State University – Professional Counselling Ed.S.
LANGUAGE: English & Japanese

Takashi Matsuki, M.D. (Georgia & Texas)

CERTIFICATIONS: Board-Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medical Director, Attending Psychiatrist, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West Hospitals, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program
LANGUAGES: English & Japanese