Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD

Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD is a neurology specialist in Lafayette, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurology.

300 Exempla Cir Ste 360

Lafayette, CO 80026

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 84% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 84% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nitka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nitka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nitka to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Nitka's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Longmont, CO
Not good. After weeks of trying to get issues resolved and no response to my portal requests, I finally explained my frustration thru the same portal. He responded immediately to this message. He was more interested in being right than discussing how to fix what went wrong. Ultimately, he lost...more
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in Denver, CO
Would never recommend to see such a disrespectful, demeaning and a Dr. who feels he is entitled. He would not even speak to my mom and requested my presence in the room without my mom's signature to content to speak on her behalf. Was constantly rude and such a negative attitude. We never finish...more
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in Denver
I've been seeing Dr Nitka for years and have had nothing but positive experiences. He is friendly and takes his time with me every time.
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in Garyrmiles1969@yahoo.com
I have been Dr Nitca patient for 15 years. He has always been great. I miss his old assistant Magdalynn. she had way better personality and helpfulness. The current assistant should be replaced by someone with the right skill set. Dr Nitca is my favorite.
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in Broomfield, CO
I found Dr. Nitka's lacking any bedside manner. I understand that not all doctors posses empathy or sympathy but his lack of care or understanding from his patient's perspective was totally unacceptable. When I brought in a carefully compiled medical history, part of his staff's request, he tossed...more
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