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. Nip-Sakamoto is a proud graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaii where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, graduating in the top 10 % of her class. She completed an internal medicine internship at the University of Hawaii where her mentors selected her as "Intern of the Year", and went on to receive her dermatology specialty training at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). With a strong desire to raise her family in Hawaii, she headed home and began private practice in the heart of Honolulu. Since 1998, she has been recognized annually by "Best Doctors in America " as well as one of America's "Top Doctors". Most recently, she was named as a "Top Doctor" by Modern Luxury Hawaii.
She is Board-Certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, an active member and past President of the Hawaii Dermatological Society, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She is inspired by community service, volunteering for the American Cancer Society, the John A. Burns School of Medicine, and other non-profit organizations.
Dr. Carla, as she is referred to by long-time patients, is known for her warmth and kindness, her dedication to exceptional care, and her desire for best outcomes.
In her time away from the office, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling , and walks with her adorable Papillon, Kona. She and husband Rick have two amazing sons who are pursuing professional careers in Hawaii and on the mainland.