Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD

Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(17)
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Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Hyannis, MA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

130 North St Ste E

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Information

(508) 771-0006

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/30/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Massachusetts
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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nakata has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nakata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nakata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nakata to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Nakata's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Intervale, NH |
Nine months ago I was basically in extensive pain almost all the time. Today...none! Dr Nakata and his team, ( Yes Stephanie, I know how very much you did for me.) reconfigured my spine and helped me all the way through the process. Dr Nakata was very kind and patient with me for several...more
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in Yarmouth Port, MA |
Dr. Nakata helped get me back walking again in a very short amount of time from injury. He was kind, patient and thorough in explaining everything to me about what he was going to do. He was pleasant and patient with my family after surgery. GREAT experience having him for a surgeon. Stephanie...more
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in East Falmouth, MA |
DO , MRI & BONE DENSITY ANALYSIS, NEW APPT MA, MRI & BONE DENSITY WAS DONE, WENT TO THE 2S APPT WITHIN 2 WEEKS TIME, RESULTS WAS DETERMINED THAT SURGERY OF THE T-12 FRACTURE WOULD BE SCHEDULED AT THAT TIME, SURGERY WAS TO BE IN 2 WEEKS. Pre-Op was done at CCH, 2 DAYS LATER WAS MY SURGERY. THEY...more
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in Yarmouthport, ma |
Right from the initial visit with Dr. Nakata I was confident in his ability to fix my back. None of the subsequent visits changed my opinion. It was always clear what my problem was and how he would go about fixing it. My results have been miraculous, in my opinion, and I am thankful every day....more
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in Orleans, MA |
Dr Nakata's approach is very professional, but comfortable. He used my MRI to demonstrate to me why I was having such pain and how he could fix that. He exudes confidence and I was very comfortable putting my back surgery in his hands. The results were, as I thought they would be, excellent. I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nakata accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nakata has admitting privileges

Cape Cod Hospital
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Hyannis, MA 02601
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Falmouth Hospital
100 Ter Heun Dr
Falmouth, MA 02540
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