Dr. Rick Nishimura, MD

Dr. Rick Nishimura, MD

Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases •  Male • Age 67

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Rick Nishimura, MD is a Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Franciscan Health Lafayette East  and Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nishimura to book an appointment.


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Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

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Rochester - Cardiology200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905
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    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Nishimura's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nishimura performs Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nishimura performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nishimura treats Heart Disease more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Nishimura treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nishimura treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Nishimura treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Nishimura's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(507) 218-8044

Dr. Nishimura accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who...Read more

Biography

Rick A. Nishimura, M.D., is the Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension in Honor of Dr. Alexander Schirger...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Mayo Grad School Med
Fellowship Hospital
Mayo Grad School Med
Residency Hospital
Presby St Lukes Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases Teacher-Cardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2014
  • Teacher of the Year, Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2016
  • Presidential Citation-American College of Cardiology (ACC), 2015
  • Teacher of the Year-Fellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2015
  • Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases Teacher- Cardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2015
  • Teacher of the Year-Fellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Chair
  • American College of Cardiology, Master
  • American College of Cardiology Digital Steering Committee, Co-Chairman
  • American College of Physicians, Master
  • Board of Trustees American College of Cardiology, Member
  • British Cardiovascular Society, Member
  • Information Management Program, Chair
  • Lifelong Learning Oversight Committee, Member
  • Lifelong Learning Oversight Committee, Chair

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Franciscan Health Lafayette East 

Lafayette, IN

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

Rochester, MN

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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