Dr. Shawn Jett Nakamura MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Shawn Nakamura is an orthopedic surgeon in Pueblo, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Prowers Medical Center and St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Prowers Medical Center and one of 13 at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Tulane University
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–1998

Tulane University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1998–2002

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Winner of the 2003 James A. Rand Young Investigator's Award. Early failure of cementless mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty.
Barrack, R.L., Nakamura, S.J., Hopkins, S.G., Rosenzweig, S.


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