Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1978 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.

627 25 1/2 Rd

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Contact Information

(970) 242-3535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Concentra
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nakano performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Nakano's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nakano "I believe that knowledgeable patients make the best decisions about their own treatment. That's why I explain every step of the diagnostic process and all treatment options. I present a realistic outlook on the results we can achieve and frankly explain any risks that might be involved. I want all of my patients to know that I have given them my best efforts."

2  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nakano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Nakano's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nakano to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Nakano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Nakano did a wonderful job casting my wrist. Thank you!
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Dr. Jeff Nakano is what you hope every doctor is like. He's brilliant, kind, to the point, transparent, willing to let you ask tough questions, open to second opinions (even willing to get them himself), and most of all - he cares. Typically, doctors will only call you to tell you bad news. Dr....more
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