Dr. Lou T. Nishimura, MD

Dr. Lou T. Nishimura, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 61 years old

Lou T Nishimura MD
6500 Coyle Ave Ste 1
Carmichael, CA 95608 Get Directions
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Dr. Nishimura specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Carmichael, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Fair Oaks, CA |
Dr. Nishimura is the kind of doctor everyone wants. The attention and availability he provides his patients is amazing. He listens, takes care with diagnosis, explains disease process and treatment options, seeks answers, but beyond that, shows concern for his patients in very real ways. In caring for my 102-year-old mother, he made housecalls and -- though not her hospitalist -- visited her twice a day in hospital. He is especially skillful in sports medicine for my aging athlete husband.
in Oakhurst, CA |
I am a former patient of 25 years. I can't tell you how much I miss Dr. Nishimura (I moved 3 hours away). I always felt so comfortable, like I was going to see a friend. He is kind, compassionate, listened to everything I said. If this review allowed ten stars, I would give them. I can't say enough about what great attributes he has. I now go to a physician who doesn't listen, is always in a rush.
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Dr. Nishimura's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Common Cold
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Sleep Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    La Co Harbor Ucla Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
  • Audiometry
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Lavage
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies