Dr. Susan Nakamura MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation San Diego, CA

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About

Dr. Susan Nakamura, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. She has 24 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Nakamura is affiliated with Va San Diego Medical Center (Visn 22). She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Susan Nakamura has the following 8 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

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Locations & Directions

Va San Diego Medical Center (Visn 22)

3350 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92161

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