Dr. Ito Nagakawa is a pediatrician practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Nagakawa is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Nagakawa diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Nagakawa can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medic 2006
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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- What Is Hib Meningitis?
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- What Are Fraternal Twins?
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- Is Mumps Preventable?
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- Chikungunya Fever: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
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- Facts About Autism
Autism affects both boys and girlsAutism affects one out of every 42 boys in America, and in total, 1 in 52 children in America is diagnosed with autism. As the disease is growing globally, it is important to know that treating the disease can be costly, both financially and...
- The Value of Clinical Intuition: Kids also Experience Drug Side Effects
Clinical intuition is difficult to describe. Personally, it is the art of integrating nonverbal information that a patient presents in order to reach a diagnosis, reducing the need for diagnostic testing. This is especially important in children who often react differently to procedures, tests and...
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