Noriko Okahara, DO, MPH
“I feel fortunate to be able to care for people in need and help the community, which were the very reasons I went into medicine.”
Dr. Okahara is licensed in the state of Kansas. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and a Master of Public Health from San Diego State University in San Diego, Calif. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Ariz. and completed her residency at UCSF-Fresno Family and Community Medicine Program in Fresno, Calif. She is a member of the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society.
Dr. Okahara has been practicing family medicine since 2004 and has extensive experience with the community health center model. She speaks English, Japanese and medical Spanish, and she serves adult patients at our Olathe Clinic.