Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 1 years.Read his story

4180 La Jolla Village Dr Ste 240

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(866) 277-2659

Insurance Accepted

  • Tricare

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Dr. Nissinen's Experience

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

Dr. Nissinen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nissinen "Born in San Diego, California, Dr. Nissinen spent the first 20 years of his life in Finland, then moved back to the United States to pursue medicine. Kristoffer Nissinen graduated in Biological Sciences at UC Irvine in 2007 and obtained his medical degree from the University of Arkansas, Medical Sciences School of Medicine in 2011. His completed his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Neurology at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and Long Beach VA Medical Center in 2015. Then continued advanced training at the UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of California, San Diego, working with highly renowned experts in the field of neurodegenerative disorders and as a clinical trials sub-principal investigator."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nissinen "I think of diseases as the shroud of darkness and uncertainty that veils the future. Although the path ahead is riddled with unknowns, as a physician I am humbled the opportunity of being a partner in each patient and family member's journey, providing comfort, hope and support with the life transitions ahead."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Geriatric Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ataxia
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California, Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Ucsd Alzheimer Disease Research Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nissinen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Finnish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nissinen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissinen to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Nissinen'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 (1)

Newport Beach |
Exceptional doctor. Highly recommend.
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Hospitals where Dr. Nissinen has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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