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James J. Nakashima MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

James Jimi Nakashima, MD, completed his undergraduate work at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska where he stayed to complete his medical degree. Dr. Nakashima completed internship and residency at Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals. He then went to the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Science to complete a fellowship.

Dr. Nakashima served in the United States Medical Corps and is a member fo the American College of Rheumatology, American College of Physicians, Tennessee Medical Association and the Memphis/Shelby County Medical Society. He was also an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee and worked as a volunteer at the University of Tennessee Rheumatology Clinic.

Dr. Nakashima is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Care Oregon
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coventry/First Health Network
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net of Oregon
  • Humana Health Plan
  • Kaiser OR
  • Kaiser Perm WA
  • Labor And Industries
  • Medicare
  • Moda Health (ODS)
  • Molina
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • Pacific Source
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Providence
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • ABIM: Rheumatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Creighton University - School of Medicine
    Degree: MD
  • Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals
    Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • University of Tennessee
    Specialty: Rheumatology


  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

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  • PeaceHealth Medical Group - Lower Columbia
    St. John - Musculoskeletal Medicine
    1615 Delaware Street
    Longview, WA 98632-2367
    Fax: 360-414-2714
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