Dr. Sheldon Nakashima, DPT

Dr. Sheldon Nakashima, DPT

Physical Therapy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Sheldon Nakashima, DPT is a physical therapist in New York, NY. He graduated from Long Island University / Brooklyn Campus and specializes in physical therapy, sports preventive medicine, and more.Read his story

36 W 44th St Ste 302B

New York, NY 10036

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Nakashima's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nakashima "I was born and raised in Hawaii. Went to school in Hawaii, LA, then finally NYC at Long Island University where I was valedictorian of my doctorate program. Then spent the next few years specializing and gaining all I could to simply better learn how to treat."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nakashima "Functional, Manual, Logical"

6  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Sports Preventive Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nakashima does not have any board certifications listed.

22  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Balance Testing
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Trigger Point Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 At Manoa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Long Island University / Brooklyn Campus
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Nakashima has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nakashima's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nakashima to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Nakashima's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Sheldon is a very intelligent, caring, and skilled physical therapist who will get you up and moving back to your regular activities in a short time. He has a great sense of humor and establishes good rapport with his patients which definitely helps with recovery.
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I have had the pleasure of having Dr. Nakashima provide PT for me for a number of ailments. I enjoyed his banter and truly appreciated the level of care and caring that I received. He is wealth of information on how to achieve the needed results. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Nakashima, an...more
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I’ve worked with a lot of physical therapists over the years for a variety of issues. Dr. Nakashima is one of my favorite two! He recently was the most instrumental part of my journey after unexpected surgery. With a holistic approach, Dr. Nakashima helped me become better than before. He’s...more
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After a string of bad experiences with other Physical Therapists, I was referred to Dr. Nakashima. After the first visit I walked away for the first time in months, pain free. If you are serious about living without pain and avoiding more invasive modalities of treatment go see Dr. Nakashima. If I...more
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Dr. Nakashima is an exceptional physical therapist. I have had two surgeries and each required PT, first at home and then after I returned to work so I worked with four different therapists. Sheldon's knowledge level and skill set was on an entirely different level than the other three. His...more
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