Dr. Amy Nielsen, DO

Dr. Amy Nielsen, DO

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Dr. Amy Nielsen, DO is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Touro University College Of Osteopathic Medicine--New York and specializes in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 470

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(760) 631-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nielsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Migraine
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Myoclonus
high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Nielsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

53  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Touro University College Of Osteopathic Medicine--New York
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nielsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nielsen's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nielsen to family and friends
19 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Nielsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I feel very good about the efforts Dr Nielsen is making to discover the cause of and treat my neurological symptoms. I've had 2 in office appointments with her and I believe she is invested in my care.
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Do not waste your time! Not only was she 1.5 hours late for appt. She rushed us, didn’t listen, was very uninterested in anything we were saying. Was not prepared for us. Read us results of a test we had done, told us it was negative. I had the report and said actually it wasn’t normal. She reread...more
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Complete lack of compassion or bedside manner. Did not know key details of the medical history, misread the radiology report, had no awareness of well known clinical trial data for key issues in post stroke management. I typically don't like to give bad reviews but felt compelled to warn other...more
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Dr Nielsen is best doctor I know ,she care for patient and help me a lot.Thank you .
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Took my mother to see her ONCE that was enough
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