About Us

Brought together by our shared interest in cosmetic, procedural, and medical dermatology and a mutual desire to give back to our island community, we’re here to help you achieve a better, healthier you.

  • We believe that taking time out to care for the “skin you’re in” is a vital component of a modern, healthy lifestyle.
  • We believe that looking and feeling good on the outside can have a huge impact on a person’s inner well being.
  • We believe in a big-picture approach to skin care that encompasses all of the knowledge and modern medical advances at our disposal for optimal skin health.
  • We believe that “quality care” and “exceptional service” are to be expected. Our commitment to you as health care professionals is to exceed those expectations.

Your trusted skin care specialists,
Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto, Dr. Miki Shirakawa Garcia, Dr. Summer Chong, & Dr. Jodie Sasaki.



  • Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto
    Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto
    Board Certified Dermatologist

    Dr. Nip-Sakamoto was born and raised in Hawaii and has provided high quality, skillful and compassionate care to our island community for over 20 years. Her expertise in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology is borne out of a commitment to the highest standard in comprehensive personalized care of a wide range of dermatologic conditions. She has special interests in skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, eczema, and skin care/cosmetic/anti-aging procedures. She offers a variety of services and products that are selected to achieve your individual health and wellness goals.

  • Dr. Miki Garcia
    Miki Shirakawa Garcia
    Board Certified Dermatologist

    Dr. Miki Shirakawa Garcia was raised in both Oahu and California. She graduated from the John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at UC Davis in Sacramento. Dr. Shirakawa Garcia also spent time doing clinical research in autoimmune skin diseases at Stanford University’s Department of Dermatology

    Dr. Shirakawa Garcia is an American Board of Dermatology board-certified dermatologist and also is an assistant clinical professor in the JABSOM Department of Medicine.

    Most recently, she graduated from the Integrative Dermatology Certificate Program.

  • Dr. Summer Chong
    Dr. Summer Chong
    Board Certified Dermatologist

    Dr. Summer Chong is a board-certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has extensive knowledge in medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology with special interests in skin cancer prevention, psoriasis, eczema, acne, and aesthetic procedures. Dr. Chong is committed to providing the highest level of care for each of her patients so that they can achieve healthy, beautiful skin that they are happy and confident with.

  • Dr Jodie
    Dr. Jodie Sasaki
    Board Certified Dermatologist

    Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Jodie Sasaki returns home to join Oahu Dermatology as its newest provider.

    She recently worked as a dermatologist in Renton, Washington, affiliated with the UW Valley Medical Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at Emory University in Georgia, where she served as chief resident. 

  • Sheralyn Youart | Licensed Aesthetician
    Sheralyn Youart
    Licensed Aesthetician

    Find out more about skin health and proper skin care with our licensed aesthetician, Sheralyn Youart. Sheralyn joins Oahu Dermatology with over 20 years' experience in the industry. She is dedicated to aligning her expertise in skincare with the physicians at Oahu Dermatology to provide quality, therapeutic, results-driven treatments.

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