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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rick Nishimura is Excellent. Dr. Nishimura has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rick Nishimura, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 31 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Nishimura graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 14 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Constrictive Pericarditis
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Heart Catheterization
Heart Diseases
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Nishimura has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 
  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 

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Additional Information
Dr. Rick A Nishimura MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Rick A. Nishimura practice?
Dr. Rick Nishimura has 1 office location.
Dr. Rick Nishimura practices Cardiovascular Disease near Rochester, MN.
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