Dr. James Nakashima, MD

Dr. James Nakashima, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. James Nakashima, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Longview, WA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1615 Delaware St

Longview, WA 98632

Contact Information

(360) 414-2700

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Nakashima's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hands
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakashima treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nakashima treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakashima treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nakashima treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakashima treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nakashima treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Nakashima's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Nakashima, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Longview, WA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1985
Creighton University Affil
Residency Hospital
1982
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1982

Awards

Dr. Nakashima's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nakashima

3.3

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Started out well for my treatment for Auto Immune Disease but wanted me to continue to take Prednisone . I had horrible side effects from it and told me he could no longer see me if I wouldn't continue to take it! So left for good after 1 year with him. Kind of starnge to demand that.
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I was appalled by my session with Dr. Nakashima. One of the first things he told me was that he had made up his mind about me, before ever seeing me. He told me this as he waved his hand dismissively at *one* (out of 20 yrs) of my lab results. When I tried to tell him the pain I was going through,...Read More
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He has been one of the only doctors who listened and acknowledged what I've been trying to tell everyone else. He was honest, empathetic, and told me where I should go.
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