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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

After being in practice for more than 10 years, Dr. Nemechek understands the importance of thoroughly explaining the medical decisions that his patients face. He takes the time to review all treatment options while completely answering questions so patients can feel confident placing their trust in him. Dr. Nemechek treats each patient as a whole person who deserves compassionate, quality care and support through their treatment.

Biography

Dr. Andrew Nemechek, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Nemechek is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Littleton Adventist Hospital and Porter Adventist Hospital.

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    4.7
    based on 25 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Nemechek's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
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    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    Englewood, CO |
    When I found a lump in my neck and had a biopsy, I was referred to Dr. Nemechek due to his experience and expertise in thyroid cancer. He took the time to explain to me what was happening to my thyroid. He returned my phone calls promptly to answer all of my questions. Before my surgery he spent time with me to go over my procedure and what to expect afterwards. I felt like I was his only patient. He took very good care of me.
    in Grand Junction, CO |
    I had Thyroid Cancer. Dr. Nemechek was thoughtful throughout the process. 8 years later I'm still cancer free.
    in Littleton, CO |
    My PCP referred me to Dr. Nemechek for thyroid cancer. I did not know I was supposed to tell Nemechek where the cancer had metastasized. The ultrasound reports showed cancerous areas in the center and right side of the neck. Nemechek did not read the reports and did not talk to the PCP and instead operated on the center of the neck and for no medical reason, doing a dissection of the left side off the neck where there was no problem. He left a very ugly remnant on the left side of the neck.
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    Dr. Nemechek's Care Philosophy

    After being in practice for more than 10 years, Dr. Nemechek understands the importance of thoroughly explaining the medical decisions that his patients face. He takes the time to review all treatment options while completely answering questions so patients can feel confident placing their trust in him. Dr. Nemechek treats each patient as a whole person who deserves compassionate, quality care and support through their treatment.

    Dr. Nemechek's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Otolaryngology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Lymphoma
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Dysphagia
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eye Cancer
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Parathyroid Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin Cancer
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tulane University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Tulane University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Tulane University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1997

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

      Completed in 1999

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • ENT Surgery
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair