Dr. Rick L. Nissen, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 61

8714 Lyndale Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420
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Dr. Nissen:

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Dr. Nissen's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 East 28th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ear Specialty Center
Ear Specialty Center
8714 Lyndale Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420
Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
14500 99th Ave N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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    Dr. Nissen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Dizziness
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Headache
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Nissen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (9/22/2009)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Minnesota
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Va Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Nebr Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Vincents Hospital
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nissen & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Nissen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Abbott Northwestern Hospital where Dr. Nissen has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nissen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissen to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Nissen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nissen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Ear Specialty Center
    8714 Lyndale Ave S
    Bloomington, MN 55420
    (952) 948-9695 (Office)
    B
    Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
    14500 99th Ave N
    Maple Grove, MN 55369
    (763) 898-1000 (Office)
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