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About Dr. Nakamura

Shelley Nakamura, MD

About Dr. Nakamura

Breast Surgical Oncology

Contact Dr. Nakamura: 

Deer Valley: 602-786-0720


  • College: University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ
  • Medical School:  Tulane University – New Orleans, LA
  • Residency: Hahnemann Hospital, General Surgery – Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship: University of Southern California – Breast Surgery – Los Angeles, CA

After years of surgically treating breast cancer, Dr. Shelley Nakamura now eagerly to focuses her expertise on counseling patients on its prevention. She is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon who completed her Breast Surgery Oncology fellowship at the University of Southern California. She is a published author of several articles regarding breast cancer and has contributed to a book chapter by the nationally renowned breast surgeon, Dr. Melvin Silverstein.

A native of Arizona, Dr. Nakamura is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. After obtaining her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, she completed her General Surgery residency at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia.

In her spare time, Dr. Nakamura enjoys reading a good book, Pilates, and being with her family.

Patient Reviews: 

"Pleasant, sweet, kind, gentle and caring. If you are debating between two doctors go see Dr. Nakamura you wont regret. Her staff was so super nice as well." -Vesna

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