Dr. Itzhak Nir, MD

Dr. Itzhak Nir, MD

Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Itzhak Nir, MD is a surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Ben Gurion University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in surgery, complex general surgical oncology, and more.

1201 Camino De Salud NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Information

(505) 925-0456

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 5 More

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Dr. Nir's Experience

Dr. Nir's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nir does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Transplant Surgery

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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.


  • Ben Gurion University of The Negev / Faculty of Health Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Ben Gurion University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Hadassah University Hospital Mt Scopus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering, Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • New Treatment Brings New Hope to Some Cancer Patients, 2012
  • Diversification and trends in biliary tree cancer among the three major ethnic groups in the state of New Mexico, 2012
  • Up and Down or Side to Side? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Examinimg the Impact of Incision on Outcomes Following Abdominal Surgery, 2012
  • Formula To Reduce Cancer?, 2012
  • Renal clear cell carcinoma emerging in transplant kidney, 2009
  • Long term survival of uveal melanoma patients after surgery for liver metastases, 2009
  • A novel surgical approach for pre-sacral tumor involving pubis bone dislocation, 2006
  • Pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas in a 17-year-old girl, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nir to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nir's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Nir saved my life....he is my Super Hero! He is an amazing surgeon, very caring, knowledgeable, and skilled in his profession. He treated me and my family like his own family! He educated me on my diagonosis and explained everything to me in a manner I could understand about my surgery,...more
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If you need a complex pancreatic surgery ONLY have Dr Nir and his amazing team do it. He is not only a great surgeon, as I could see from the trail of Drs who followed him post surgery, but he's got a wonderful, friendly, intelligent bedside manner and an outstanding PA, too. No complications,...more
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He removed a tumor on my pancreas (an insulinoma) in August of 2015. He is very professional. He gave a very good description of the planned operation. He answered my questions directly and described the risks. He seemed to be very concerned with making sure I was taken care of after the...more
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