Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 42

Dr. Nissinen
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UCSD Neuroscience Institute at Chancellor Park - 4510 Executive Drive

4510 Executive Dr Ste 325 San Diego, CA 92121

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Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD is a Neurology Specialist in San Diego, CA. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nissinen to book an appointment.


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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    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...Read more

    Biography

    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...Read more

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2017
    Ucsd Alzheimer Disease Research Center
    Fellowship Hospital

    Languages

    • English
    • Finnish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Does Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Nissinen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    What are Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Nissinen frequently treats Brain Disorders, Sleep Disorders, and Sleep Apnea. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nissinen treats.

    Where is Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD's office located?

    Dr. Nissinen's office is located at 4510 Executive Dr Ste 325, San Diego, CA 92121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dr. Nissinen speaks Finnish and English. View profile to see all.

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    Experience and Background Checks

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    No malpractice claims found for California
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Nissinen's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Brain Disorders
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nissinen treats Brain Disorders more than 40% of his peers

    Dr. Nissinen treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

    Sleep Disorders
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nissinen treats Sleep Disorders more than 40% of his peers

    Dr. Nissinen treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Acute insomnia
    • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
    • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
    • Central Sleep Apnea
    • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
    • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
    • Drug-Induced Insomnia
    • Endogenous Insomnia
    • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
    • Fatal Familial Insomnia
    • Infantile Sleep Apnea
    • Insomnia
    • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
    • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
    • Jet Lag
    • Narcolepsy
    • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
    • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
    • Primary Insomnia
    • Problem Sleepiness
    • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
    • Psychophysiological Insomnia
    • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
    • Secondary Insomnia
    • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep-Talking
    • Sleep-Walking
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    Sleep Apnea
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Nissinen treats Sleep Apnea more than 39% of his peers

    Dr. Nissinen treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Central Sleep Apnea

    Dr. Nissinen's conditions and procedures:

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Pain
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Epilepsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Memory Disorders
    • Migraine
    • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
    • Nystagmus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

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    (858) 657-8540

    Dr. Nissinen accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    Advantage-CA HMO
    Advantage-CA PPO
    Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
    Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
    Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
    Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
    Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
    Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
    Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
    Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
    Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
    Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
    Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
    Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
    Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
    Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
    EPO-CA
    Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
    Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Gold Advantage-CA PPO
    Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
    Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
    Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
    Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
    MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
    PERS Select-CA HMO
    PERS Traditional-CA HMO
    Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
    Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
    Select Plus-CA HMO
    Select-CA HMO
    Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
    Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Silver Advantage-CA PPO
    Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
    Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
    Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Tenet Network-CA PPO
    Traditional
    Traditional PPO
    UC Care-CA PPO
    UC CORE-CA PPO
    UC Health Savings Plan-CA
    UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
    UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
    UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
    UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
    UCSHIP-CA PPO
    USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    Tricare

    Locations

    UCSD Neuroscience Institute at Chancellor Park - 4510 Executive Drive

    UCSD Memory Disorders Clinic4510 Executive Dr Ste 325 San Diego, CA 92121
    1

    Kaizen Brain Center

    Kaizen Brain Center4180 La Jolla Village Dr Ste 240 La Jolla, CA 92037
    2

    UCSD SM Alzheimers Research Ctr, La Jolla, CA

    Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center9444 Medical Center Dr # 100 La Jolla, CA 92037
    3