Dr. Karen Nakamoto, MD

Dr. Karen Nakamoto, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Karen Nakamoto, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Hilo, HI and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Univ Of Hi J a Burns Sch Med in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

82 Puuhonu Pl Ste 208

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 935-7765

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nakamoto performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Nakamoto's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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19  Procedures

  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Hi J a Burns Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Uc Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Uc Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nakamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nakamoto's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nakamoto to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Nakamoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Nakamoto is wonderful, and I am very happy with the care I receive from her. Her office staff, on the other hand, are very rude and talk down to (or at) patients. I find it extremely difficult to get an appointment because you have to go through the interrogation by the front office staff...more
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