Lisa A. Nakamoto MD

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Board Certification

Board certified in internal medicine and general nephrology


Dr. Nakamoto earned her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Ore. She completed a residency in internal medicine, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.,and a fellowship in general nephrology and transplant nephrology, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago.

Dr. Nakamoto grew up in Bellevue, Wash., and returned to the area to raise her family.

Special Interests

Dr. Nakamoto has a strong interest and clinical expertise in renal physiology, including electrolyte and acid base disorders, management of hypertension and caring for patients in all stages of chronic kidney disease as well as the management of renal complications in pregnancy. She also has expertise in transplantation and complications in transplantation.

Practice Philosophy

"I care for my patients as I would want my family to be cared for."

Clinical Research

At the Polyclinic, the needs of the patient come first. Part of this commitment involves conducting clinical trials with the goal of helping people live longer, healthier lives. Learn more about trials conducted by this provider.


Spanish (Medical)

Personal Interests

She and her husband have two children, one in preschool and one school age. The doctor is an avid soccer enthusiast.


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