Dr. Bruce Nixon, MD

Dr. Bruce Nixon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Bruce Nixon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cumming, GA. He graduated from McMaster University and specializes in neurosurgery.

1505 Northside Blvd

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(770) 781-5077

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
high
more than 89% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 74% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Nixon'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nixon "The Longstreet Clinic's experienced neurosurgeons use the latest, most advanced technology and minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat many diseases and injuries of the brain, spinal cord and nerves."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nixon does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Malformations
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • McMaster University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nixon has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nixon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nixon's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nixon to family and friends
27 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Nixon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Nixon performed a neck and back Fusion on me this past year. I have never felt better. I was out for two weeks with the neck, and back to work after 2 months with the back fusion. I have recovery pain, but am improving weekly and extremely happy with the results. If I had to have the surgeries...more
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Dr. Nixon and his staff have been awesome. He and his staff are very professional. They caused my wife and I to feel right at home during a very trying time in my life when I was having major back issues. We asked him to do the Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulator implant. He explained exactly what to...more
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I have been a nurse for 34 years, and have worked with a lot of surgeons. When I discovered I needed back surgery, there was no question in my mind which surgeon I wanted. Dr. Nixon is very meticulous and expects others caring for his patients to be the same way. His prior patients I know had...more
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VERY PLEASED. MY WIFE AND I KNEW WITHIN MINUTES THAT THIS MAN KNEW EXACTLY WHAT HE WAS DOING. HIS PROFESSIONALISM AND GOOD-NATURED MANNER PUT US AT EASE IMMEDIATELY. HE REPAIRED MY COMPRESSION FRACTURE OF L1. HE TOOK THE TIME TO EXPLAIN WHAT HE WAS DOING AND WHAT IT WOULD MEAN LONG-TERM. HE...more
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Dr. Nixon explained surgery in detail and was very nice. His nurse Debra was great. Great service.
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