Dr. Nakamura graduated from veterinary school in Tokyo, Japan. She received a Masters degree in Veterinary Neurology and attended the residency program in Neurology/Neurosurgery service at U.C. Davis. Dr. Nakamura is also an expert in dentistry. When not working, she enjoys training in Muay Thai kickboxing and hiking with her husband, two teen children and Teddy the Chihuahua. She is also compassionate in caring for companion animals for the homeless and volunteers at Paw Fund free vaccine clinics in Berkeley. She is also a member of the California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps to help the animals at natural disaster sites. She is fluent in Japanese.