Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics doctor who practices in Grand Junction, CO. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
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Procedures

  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nakano to family and friends
4.2
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 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 (1)

in Grand Junction, Co |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nakano accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Concentra
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans EPO
  • Sloans Lake Health Insurance
    Sloans Lake Health Insurance HMO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Wausau Benefits
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Nakano has admitting privileges

St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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Community Hospital
2351 G Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
300 W Ottley Ave
Fruita, CO 81521
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