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Kanae Mukai, MD

About the provider

Kanae Mukai, MD earned her medical degree from Chicago Medical School in 2009. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Mayo Clinic, and fellowships in general cardiology and integrative cardiology at Scripps Clinic. She has completed several subspecialty fellowships including: MRI at Duke University, as well as cardiac CT, MRI, Nuclear Cardiology, and echocardiography at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has also completed advanced training in cardiac MRI at the University of Oxford and in cardiac CT at UCLA and at Johns Hopkins University. She holds Level III certification in all cardiovascular imaging modalities including cardiac MRI (Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance), cardiac CT (Society of Cardiovascular CT), nuclear cardiology (American Society of Nuclear Cardiology), and echocardiography (American Society of Echocardiography). She has board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, National Board of Echocardiography, and Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. She is a member of the teaching faculty at UC San Francisco. Dr. Mukai is a Principal Investigator for Clinical Research and Clinical Trials here at Salinas Valley Health.

Dr. Mukai believes in a holistic approach to care, taking time to understand each patient’s perspective and identifying ways to improve physical and emotional quality of life. She considers patients to be extensions of her family, and works to establish and maintain lasting relationships built on mutual trust and respect. During her undergraduate years, she was drawn to the intellectual rigor of engineering and worked in the semiconductor imaging industry for several years. Dr. Mukai is fluent in English, Japanese and French. In her leisure time, she enjoys running, listening to jazz and creating beaded jewelry.

Affiliations SVMC Central Coast Cardiology, SVMC Central Coast Cardiology Ryan Ranch
  • Residency
  • Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC
  • Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ
  • Fellowship
  • Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla, CA
  • UC San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco, CA
  • Medical Education
  • Chicago Medical School North Chicago, IL