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Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Nakata

Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(508) 771-0006

Dr. Nakata accepts the following insurance:

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
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (7/30/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nakata's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakata treats Spondylolisthesis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nakata treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakata treats Herniated Disc more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nakata treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nakata treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nakata treats this condition more than 96% 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. Nakata's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gordon Nakata, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Dr. Nakata's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nakata

4.8

Based on 19 reviews

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One of the best physicians I've been too.....Astute, knowledgeable, great bedside manner, answered all my questions with patience. Highly recommend!
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I will be forever grateful to Dr Nakata and Stephanie for giving me my life back! My spinal fusion has removed every bit of pain I was experiencing for years. I found Dr Nakata to be kind, patient and never over anxious to get me into surgery. After years of trying acupuncture, massage, pain...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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