What clients are saying:


“Julie eagerly helped me in my English writing activity, with abstract submissions, poster presentation at meetings, and manuscripts. Our collaboration includes many papers. The most prominent is the aneurysm cohort paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012. This work is the pride of Japanese neurosurgeons, since it is a project of the Japan Neurosurgical Society collaborated on by more than 300 Japanese neurosurgical institutions. Without her help, it could never be published at that high standard. Her editorial work is not only appropriate for high standard journals but also contains much scientific nuance. I strongly recommend her editorial skills.”


Akio Morita, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman Department of Neurological Surgery

Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan


“I have been using the editorial expertise of Julie Yamamoto for the past 18 years. Her editorial skills, professionalism, a can do attitude, and kindness are truly outstanding and very appreciated. I am looking forward to our collaboration for years to come.”


Kenan Arnautovic, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS

Semmes-Murphey Clinic, Memphis, TN, USA


“I have authored and edited numerous articles and books, many of which were milestones or acclaimed volumes. The high quality of my work is owed to Julie Yamamoto’s invaluable assistance. She edits with a full grasp of the subject, using easy-to-follow yet eloquent writing and precise adherence to required technicalities. I call her 'Ms. Perfection' because her work is truly flawless.”


Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS

Director of Skull Base Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard School of Medicine 


Editing Services


Subject Areas: medicine, science, health care, technical writing, journalism, fiction, non-fiction, creative non-fiction


Formats: dissertations, theses, books, chapters, abstracts, articles, web content, presentations (posters, slides)


Services: substantive editing, copy editing, proofreading, preparing manuscripts for publication, liaison with publishers


Editing Samples

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As a writer, you develop an emotional attachment to the writing you do, whether it’s a technical manuscript intended for publication or a poem written for personal satisfaction. And as a writer, it’s often hard to evaluate your own work with clear eyes. That’s the time to call in an editor, one who respects you as the writer and who can bring to light things you might not see. If you’re concerned that the cost of editing might not be worth the investment, you should know that competent editing can make all the difference in how your audience perceives what you have written. Several studies (see links below) have revealed the value of editing. Good editing can increase the likelihood that your work will be published. Do you have a completed manuscript that you would like to have reviewed? 


The Value of Editing:
"The Editor is Not Your Enemy"

Please note: Publishers have their own guidelines and requirements for accepting manuscripts. If you plan to submit your work to a literary agent or publisher, you will need to provide the exact specifications for submission.


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