Zakera Nanabawa, MD

“Community thrives when everyone shares compassion. Obstetrics and Gynecology is my passion and I am honored to serve women who lift my soul. Never have I lived in a more welcoming place and it is a privilege to contribute to the wonderful community in Kauai.”

Area of Focus

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


Medical School

  • Doctor of Medicine, St. Matthews University School of Medicine, Grand Cayman, British West Indies – 2004 to 2008


  • Masters in Health Administration, St. Joseph College of Maine, Standish, ME – 2014
  • Bachelor of Science with honors, Biomedical Engineering, Nottingham University, UK – July 2003


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Central Michigan University, Synergy Medical Education Alliance, Saginaw, MI – 2008-2012

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
  • North American Menopausal Society (NAMS)
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine faculty – 2014 to 2022

Personal Interests

  • Scuba Diving, Travel, Meditation, Yoga, Paddle Boarding, Spending time with family and friends