Dr. Satoko Nishimura was born and raised in Japan. She moved to Canada after high-school and completed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. She continued her veterinary training as a small animal rotating intern in Toronto, Canada, after which she pursued her three-year residency training in Cardiology at University of California, Davis. During her residency program, Dr. Nishimura developed interest in various congenital heart diseases and minimally invasive catheter procedures. She also enjoys teaching and hopes to be involved in continuing education of veterinarians in Hawaii. On her days off, Dr. Nishimura enjoys travelling, hiking, swimming, scuba diving, driving, motorcycling, and trying new food. She is excited to offer Cardiology specialty service to the state of Hawaii.