Meri K. Nakajima, PA-C
Meri is a native of Colorado and joined our practice as a part-time Physician's Assistant in 1996. She received her Bachelor of Science and Arts from the University of Colorado. She completed her Master of Science degree and post-graduate study in the Child Health Associate Program in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After completing an internship in General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, and Newborn Care at the Health Sciences Center, she was licensed as a Pediatric Physician’s Assistant and Certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician’s Assistants.
Meri entered practive with Cigna Healthcare's Comprehensive Pediatric Health Care program in the greater Los Angeles, CA area where she gained valuable experience, skills and expertise in pediatric medicine.
While at Cigna, she received many honors including “Clinician of the Year” awards. She became part of our practice following her move to this area with her husband, John Cella, M.D. who is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Allergy and Immunology. Meri has a warm personality and an admirable character and is one of the most effective, respected, and conscientious caregivers we have known.
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