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Douglas Y. Nikaitani, OD
Douglas Y. Nikaitani, OD
  • Overview
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Cosmetic Services
Eyecare (Ophthalmology and Optometry)

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Issaquah Medical Center


Issaquah Medical Center  (425) 557-8000


Board Certifications
National Board of Optometry, 1982; Washington State Board of Optometry, 1982; California State Board of Optometry, 1982

Joined VM - January 1984

Special Interest(s)
Primary eye care, contact lenses, sports vision

Bachelor of Science, 1980; Doctorate, 1982, University of California, Berkeley; Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 1978

American Academy of Optometry, 1986; International Academy of Sports Vision, 1990

On Patients
"I enjoy getting to know my patients and providing them with thorough quality eye care."

On Specialty

Dr. Nikaitani is a board certified optometrist specializing in primary eye care, contact lenses and sports vision. He has also served as the official team optometrist for the Seattle Mariners since 1988. As one of his specialty areas, Dr. Nikaitani works with patients who are experiencing difficulties in sports performance due to vision problems. Read about Dr. Nikaitani’s role in helping Edgar Martinez combat strabismus in the SportingNews.com article Martinez keeps the hits coming despite eye disorder.

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