Dr. Nishime was born and raised in Chicago, IL and completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University. He graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago and finished his residency in Family Medicine. Dr. Nishime came to the Bay Area for his specialty training in Sports Medicine at the Stanford University affiliated program, currently named San Jose-O’Connor Hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship. He has been Team Physician for San Jose State University Athletics since 2003. Dr. Nishime is also the Chief of Sports Medicine for USA Judo. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. His special interests include care of the Combat Sports Athlete.