Dr. James Nakashima, MD

Dr. James Nakashima, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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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 33 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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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

73  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Creighton University Affil
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nakashima's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nakashima

3.1

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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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