Dr. Wade Nishimoto, MD

Dr. Wade Nishimoto, MD

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Oncology  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Wade Nishimoto, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Nishimoto is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Bleeding Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
102

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Uc Irvine Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc Irvine Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nishimoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nishimoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nishimoto to family and friends
3.8
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Nishimoto's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Calif |
Dr Nish is the best you can get- He and his staff are caring and treat you like family. I have been cancer free for 19 yrs and Dr Nish has treated other members of my Family. He should b your 1st choice. Cathy
in Torrance, CA |
Hello My name is Stephanie, as of today I'm one year cancer free, my many thanks go to Dr Nishimoto and his office staff for seeing me through this tough year I know I could not have done it without his care.
in El Segundo ca |
Well if any other family or friends are in need, this is the go get em Dr. I shall reccomend.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nishimoto accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Nishimoto has admitting privileges

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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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