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Timothy "Tim" Arakawa, MD, PhD SHS Affiliate

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Undergraduate: Southern Adventist University
Graduate: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Medical Education: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Kettering Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Board Certifications:
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine
Medical Staff Status:
Samaritan Provider
Accepting New Patients:
Clinical Interests:
Diabetes, Wellness

Dr. Arakawa chose endocrinology because it combines his interest in physiology, lifestyle medicine and patient-centered care.

Prior to joining Samaritan, he worked at a mission clinic in Guam, where he also directed a wellness center with community programs to improve mental well-being and promote a healthy lifestyle improvement.

Dr. Arakawa describes his relationships with patients as a mutual collaboration that encompasses the health of mind, body and spirit. 

He is involved with several faith-based non-profit organizations and participates in mission trips to underserved areas, including Romania, Mexico and the Pacific Islands. In his free time, he volunteers with community and church groups to provide health screenings and give educational talks. He is married and has two sons.