Dr. Julie Nishimura, MD

Dr. Julie Nishimura, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Julie Nishimura, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1010 Pensacola St

Honolulu, HI 96814

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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more than 58% of peers
more than 8% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 1% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nishimura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nishimura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nishimura to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nishimura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Julie Nishimura is a very caring ophthalmologist! She is specialized in children ! She is very much in details and very soft spoken. The only one problem is hard to get on her schedule since she is so busy!
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