Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD

Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Natick, MA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

10 Union St Ste 3

Natick, MA 01760

Contact Information

(508) 650-1022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 83% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • McGill U, Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Longwood Va Neur Prg-Harvar
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Genl Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nirmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nirmel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nirmel to family and friends
4.3
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nirmel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Harwich, MA
Dr Nirmel performed kyphoplasty on my mom’s spine essentially cementing a fractured vertebrae. Within 24 hours she was pain free. And what is most amazing ... my mom is 93 years old. Now she is up and waking. I am so grateful to Dr. Nirmel, just so grateful. He is highly skilled, compassionate,...more
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in Bedford, MA
Dr Nirmel is one of the best doctors I have ever met, unfortunately his secretary is the worst I have ever encountered. Due to this it has drastically affected my overall experience and level of care.
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