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 Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from McMaster University / Faculty Of Health Sciences MD in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1240 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 300

Gainesville, GA 30501

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nixon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nixon treats Low Back Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Nixon treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nixon treats Spondylosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Nixon treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nixon treats Spine Disorders more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Nixon treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Nixon's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital
  • 2010
    Fellow Of The American Associatio Of Neurological Surgeons Faans
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2005
    Fellow Of The American College Of Surgeons Facs
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 1990
    Royal College Of Surgeons Frcsc
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1985
    McMaster University / Faculty Of Health Sciences MD
    Medical School
    1985

Dr. Nixon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nixon

3.6

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Nixon did my back surgery about 5 weeks ago for spinal stenosis. I am so much better now. I have been very happy with this doctor.
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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