Paul Kamitsuka, MD, DTM&H

Biography

Dr. Paul Kamitsuka graduated Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He completed his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Kamitsuka is a nationally recognized infectious disease expert, who has been performing infectious disease consultations for 38+ years and locally for 26+ years.

Dr. Kamitsuka has been awarded Best Doctor in Infectious Disease for several years, and he was also a finalist for the 2020 Health Care Heroes: Physician Category. Not only does he do clinical medicine on a daily basis, he is a lecturer on various topics in infectious diseases in the Harvard System. He is widely recognized across the country as an expert of the highest order.

Dr. Kamitsuka’s expertise has been leveraged for hundreds of interviews throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic. He serves as the Infection Control consultant at NHRMC and has been pivotal in assisting NHRMC and Wilmington Health along with Dr. Matt Sincock in our preparations and response to the Covid Pandemic. Dr. Kamitsuka also provides compassionate state-of-the-art, direct care to patients with Covid-19 in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

There is no question in his colleagues’ minds that his presence and involvement in the medical community has elevated the quality of care in our country. The entire medical community relies on his expertise and his willingness to get involved in the care of patients. We are all deeply beholden to Dr. Kamitsuka for his contributions to our healthcare system.

Dr. Kamitsuka was awarded 2020 Best Doctor in Infectious Disease.

Clinical Interests

Outpatient IV antibiotic management, post-surgical, orthopaedic infections, and staphylococcal infections

Emily Murtha, FNP-C and Dr. Kamitsuka

Patient Satisfaction

Our patient satisfaction surveys help us identify areas of improvement to work toward providing you with the best healthcare in the area. Patient satisfaction, along with increasing the quality of care delivered and reducing healthcare costs, are the three organizational objectives we focus on each and every day.

Provider Specific Scores

  • 6. How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness)

    4.88 out of 5
  • 7. Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider?

    4.88 out of 5

How does Paul Kamitsuka compare?

Question Paul
1. How would you rate getting an appointment as soon as you needed?  4.74
2. When you contact the office, how would you rate getting the help or advice you need? 4.60
3. How would you rate the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff? 4.79
4. How would you rate the comfort and cleanliness of the waiting area? (How neat, comfortable, pleasant was the waiting room) 4.57
5. Wait time includes the time you spend in the waiting area and the exam room before you see your provider. How would you rate the amount of time that you had to wait to see the provider? 4.59
6. How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness) 4.88
7. Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider? 4.88
8. When this provider orders a blood test, x-ray, or other test for you, how would you rate how well this provider’s office follows up to give you those results? 4.58
9. How would you rate how easy it is to get appointments with specialists? 4.36
10. Considering all aspects of the office, would you say that you are: completely satisfied, very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? 4.70

Locations

''From check in to check out everyone so nice. Dr Kamitsuka always takes plenty of time to understand what your concerns as a patience is.''

Delores

''Great Doctor, great educator, highly relatable. I feel fortunate to have him as my personal Physician.''

Burt

''i consider myself very fortunate to have such a great doctor with a personality and such great knowledge. melissa is a terrific head nurse and always looks out for me. the entire staff is very efficient.''

Terry