Dr. Dean Nakamura, MD

Dr. Dean Nakamura, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 66
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Dr. Dean Nakamura, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1329 Lusitana St Ste 606

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

(808) 531-8366

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Nakamura's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakamura treats Patent Ductus Arteriosus more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Nakamura treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakamura performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Nakamura performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakamura treats Heart Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Nakamura treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Nakamura's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dean Nakamura, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1985
    University Il
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1979
    U Hi Integr Surg Res
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    University Of Hawaii School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Nakamura's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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My husband and I were "rushed" into triple bypass surgery world. Dr. Nakamura was the best thing that could have happened to us. He and his entire staff were courteous, caring, and most importantly, extremely informing. A lot of doctors have ego problems when they are as talented as Dr....Read More
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I saw Dr Dean Nakamura for mitral valve repair. He specializes in the type of surgery. He was extremely knowledgeable, through, compassionate and an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him
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Did open heart surgery to replace mitral valve. Punctured pulmonary artery during procedure, but denied "complications" upon direct questioning, even though it had to be sutured twice to stop bleeding. Would not refer to another cardiologist to attend in hospital even when requested. Patient...Read More
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