Dr. Andrew Nemechek, MD

Dr. Andrew Nemechek, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Andrew Nemechek, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and head & neck surgical oncology.

2535 S Downing St Ste 480

Denver, CO 80210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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

Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 95% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 90% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nemechek "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."

2  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

79  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nemechek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nemechek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nemechek to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nemechek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Andy Nemechek is the best doctor on the planet. He is an amazing surgeon and a compassionate human being. He treats every patient like he would treat his grandmother. He saved my life and I am grateful for everyday. I would not wish oral cancer on my worst enemy but if you have oral cancer then you...more
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Excellent diagnostician and surgeon. Excellent communicator. Exceptional follow-up.
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Dr. Nemechek thoroughly reviewed my medical history and indicated that he wanted to manage all of my healthcare. I have never felt so at ease or confident with a physician. I had an MRI last week and Dr. Nemechek personally called me today, Memorial Day, to review the results. He is truly one of a...more
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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...more
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I had Thyroid Cancer. Dr. Nemechek was thoughtful throughout the process. 8 years later I'm still cancer free.
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