Yuko C. Nakamura, DMD, MD

Meet Dr. Nakamura

Dr. Nakamura received her Doctorate in Medicine (MD) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and completed her General Surgery Internship and her Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Columbia University’s affiliate hospitals, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of New York.

She currently holds hospital privileges at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. She is on staff as an associate clinical professor at Highland General Hospital of Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, where she teaches Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents. Dr. Nakamura has served in non-profit, humanitarian organizations such as “Healing the Children” in Managua, Nicaragua to provide surgical care for children with cleft lip and palate deformities and “Kids International Dental Service” in towns surrounding Antigua, Guatemala to provide dental services to the underprivileged children. She plans to continue her outreach services as much as possible.