advertisement
Browse Health
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Patient Reviews

5.0
  •  
(7)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rick Nishimura is Excellent. Dr. Nishimura has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
  •  
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 32 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)
  • > Show all expertise

Education & Awards

Dr. Nishimura graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 16 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Cardiomyopathies
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)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Nishimura has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 
  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 

> > > > Dr. Rick Nishimura, MD

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Peter Spittell

Internal Medicine
27 years experience
Rochester, MN

Dr. Titus Evans

Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN

Dr. David Holmes

Internal Medicine
41 years experience
Rochester, MN

Dr. George Gura

Internal Medicine
49 years experience
Rochester, MN

Dr. Charles Cagin

Cardiovascular Disease
38 years experience
Rochester, MN

Dr. Allison Cabalka

Pediatric Cardiology
26 years experience
Rochester, MN
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. Rick A Nishimura MD is a male Internist, has 34 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.
See Rochester Cardiologists.