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Dr. Mari Nakashizuka, MD

General Surgery* Age 62
Dr. Mari Nakashizuka, MD
4.5 (17 Ratings)
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Dr. Mari Nakashizuka, MD

General Surgery* Age 62
Honolulu, HI
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience


Dr. Mari Nakashizuka, MD works in Honolulu, HI as a General Surgery Specialist and has 36 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from New York University in 1988. Dr. Nakashizuka has has worked on more claims relating to Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and Breast Lump than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Nakashizuka has received an average rating of 4.5 from patients and has been reviewed 17 times. They are affiliated with Adventist Health Castle, Kuakini Medical Center, The Queens Medical Center and Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Nakashizuka practices at Practice in Honolulu, HI.

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  1. 1 Office
    1380 Lusitana St Ste 1008, Honolulu, HI 96813

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May 27, 2024
Dr. Nakashizuka is a brilliant surgeon. I had a lumpectomy in January 2024, and appreciated her data-driven approach to recommending that surgery over more complicated ones. I really respect that she does not contract with a single hospital so that she can refer patients to the one that she feels is best for that particular surgery. She has incredible intelligence and integrity. She is known by all the mammogram technicians for her meticulous and ultimately hard to detect incisions!
Laura — May 27, 2024
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General Surgery
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  • New York University
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Dr. Mari Nakashizuka, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Nakashizuka accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Nakashizuka accepts here.

Dr. Nakashizuka frequently sees patients for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and Breast Lump.

Dr. Nakashizuka has a star rating of 4.5/5 and has been reviewed 17 times.

Dr. Nakashizuka is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Nakashizuka has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 36 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventist Health Castle
  • Kuakini Medical Center
  • The Queens Medical Center
  • Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)