Dr. Craig Nairn, MD

Dr. Craig Nairn, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Craig Nairn, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1992 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A

Albuquerque, NM 87111

Contact Information

(505) 247-9700

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Dr. Nairn's Experience

Dr. Nairn's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nairn "As a small private practice Pain management physician I will spend the time with each patient to ensure that their specific needs are met and I offer more treatment option then any other pain physician in New Mexico."

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

41  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nairn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nairn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nairn to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Nairn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Nairn is the most compassionate Dr. I have ever seen in my entire 65 years. After having a horrendously awful experience with another pain Dr, I went to Dr. Nairn to remedy the damage done in a RFA to my cervical spine. He sat and listened to me, eye to eye, for a good half hour before he...more
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I am a fairly new patient. I spoke to Lauren and Bill several times. They were both very kind and helpful. i had to change my appt. at least 2-3x because my move date kept changing. Omg, Lauren was soo sweet every time. My first appt. lasted an hour, at least, while Dr. Nairn reviewed my health...more
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Dr. Nairn is knowledgeable, compassionate, and kind. I saw him for an epidural for severe sciatica. I highly recommend his services.
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I think Dr. Nairn is incredible. he is accommodating, friendly, polite and prompt is seeing me. His treatment of me for migraine issues has improve me life dramatically.
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Real nice guy he took time time to listen to my issues. Calm waiting room, clean office the last pain specialist I saw was an waiting room full of med seekers.
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