Dr. Nakano joined Western Colorado Pediatrics in 1983. She has been a practicing pediatrician since 1979. She previously practiced at Children’s Medicine in Lilburn, Georgia. She completed her residency at the Emory University Hospital, Atlanta and graduated Medical School from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. She also attended Eastern Oregon State College. She is board certified through the American Academy of Pediatrics and is affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Nakano practices primarily at our Grand Junction location.