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Dr. Jaime Nieto, MD

Dr. Jaime Nieto, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Jaime Nieto, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

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(718) 670-1837

Dr. Nieto accepts the following insurance:

Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Affinity Health Plan
Affinity Essential Bronze
Affinity Essential Gold
Affinity Essential Platinum
Affinity Essential Silver
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amida Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Oxford Health Plans HMO
Oxford Health Plans POS
Choice Plus POS
Community Plan
Empire Plan
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare PPO

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Dr. Nieto's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieto treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

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

Chiari's Deformity

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieto treats Chiari's Deformity more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Nieto treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Herniated Disc

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieto treats Herniated Disc more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Nieto treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Nieto's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
Mercy College
Undergraduate School


  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English


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I needed to see a neurosurgeon and was referred to Dr. Jaime Nieto. I prepared myself to hear that I might need surgery. I hated that idea! Instead, Dr. Nieto took the time to review all of my MRI reports and explain them to me so that I could understand what was going on. He answered all my...Read More
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I practically owed my life to this great doctor whom I met by chance when needed an emergency laminectomy which my pain management quack & the Downtown Hospital botched 2 my back lumbar spine surgeries & went back in trying to correct it & left me went paraplegic on the night of my birthday! I was...Read More
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Dr. Nieto is a excellent doctor, very attentive and thorough. I highly recommend anyone who has any type of spine pain to go make a appointment with him ASAP.
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Briliant doctor. Excelent diagnostician. Very profesional. I struggle for years with excruciating pain .I end up in the hospital not able to walk anymore and Dr Nieto in only 5 minutes made my live whole again by finding the solution to my problem . He make you fill that you count and you are not...Read More
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Dr. Jaime Nieto conducted surgery on my mother due to Lumbar Herniated Disc Symptoms My mother had complained about pain symptoms for many years. she described pains like: Leg pain (sciatica), numbness, weakness and tingling in the leg, she also had lower back pain and pain in the buttock. Dr....Read More
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