Dr. Catherine nakamura

Naturopathic physician, founder of oahu natural care

Dr. Catherine Nakamura is a local girl raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Upon graduating from La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls, she pursued a degree in Biology at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa, graduating with Honors. Dr. Nakamura completed her medical training at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon, the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and training. 

During her clinical internship, Dr. Nakamura completed rotations in primary care management from both medical and naturopathic providers. Furthermore, Dr. Nakamura completed specialized naturopathic rotations in gynecology as well as cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine. Upon the completion of her doctoral studies in the field of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Nakamura was awarded a certification in Naturopathic Obstetrics and Holistic Pelvic Care™. 

Dr. Nakamura believes that having an expansive array of healing modalities presents an opportunity for optimizing health and treating disease in a patient-centered model of care. She is driven by a purpose to serve her community; Dr. Nakamura strives to meet Hawaii's health needs with a customized health management strategy using the latest scientific evidence-based therapy. 

During her free time, Dr. Nakamura enjoys yoga, ballet, outdoor activities, cooking various ethnic cuisines and sharing them with her friends and family. 


"The highest ideal of cure is the speedy, gentle, and enduring restoration of health by the most trustworthy and least harmful way."

- Samuel Hahnemann