Dr. Eric Kaoru Nakakura MD Surgeon

Dr. Eric Nakakura is a surgeon in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Nakakura accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 144 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 2003

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 10 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Incomplete inhibition of phosphorylation of 4E-BP1 as a mechanism of primary resistance to ATP-competitive mTOR inhibitors.
Ducker, G. S.,Atreya, C. E.,Simko, J. P.,Hom, Y. K.,Matli, M. R.,Benes, C. H.,Hann, B.,Nakakura, E. K.,Bergsland, E. K.,Donner, D. B.,Settleman, J.,Shokat, K. M.,Warren, R. S.

Management of well-differentiated gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the liver.
Wang, S. C.,Fidelman, N.,Nakakura, E. K.

Can CT features differentiate between inferior vena cava leiomyosarcomas and primary retroperitoneal masses?
Webb, E. M.,Wang, Z. J.,Westphalen, A. C.,Nakakura, E. K.,Coakley, F. V.,Yeh, B. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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