Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD

Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Krishna Nirmel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Natick, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

10 Union St Ste 3A

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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Nirmel'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. Nirmel "Listening to my PATIENTS with respect and providing meticulous, thorough and COMPASSIONATE care with understanding of the patient's ailment and disease condition.

Patient understanding and education in order to make the correct choice of Treatment.

Careful evaluation of ALL relevant  Studies in decision making with the Patient."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

40  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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14  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.


  • McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Harvard Longwood Neurology Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Nyu-Bellevue Hospital Center-New York, Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nirmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nirmel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nirmel to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nirmel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Nirmel Says:

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Patient Comments (3)

I had a 2nd surgery to fix what Nirmel did to my spine. I had that second surgery after recovering from Spinal Meningitis that I got from a procedure that Nirmel did to find out why his surgery was not working for my back. A Milo-gram (sp) that resulted in streptococcal salivarious spinal...more
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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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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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