Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO

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Dr. Hwynn
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Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA 92037

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Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO is a Neurology Specialist in La Jolla, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hwynn has more experience with Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and General Neurological Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Scripps Green Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hwynn to book an appointment.


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i saw dr hwynn for migraine headaches & neck pain. he diagnosed me very first visit. his nurse and secretary were very friendly, cordial, caring and helpful. dr hwynn spent a more than sufficient amount of time seeing me at my office visits. he is very smart, kind and just what i was looking for in a neurologist. dr hwynn also treats my mother for parkinson's disease and this is how i learned about him to begin with. thank you so much for the best medical care dr hwynn! :) LMH.
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happy and headache free! :) in Fallbrook, CA – Mar 03, 2016
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Totally misdiagnosed my case! Fortunately there a are far, far better neurologists at Scripps.
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Biography

Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO is a Neurology Specialist in La Jolla, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hwynn has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

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What are Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Hwynn frequently treats Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and General Neurological Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Hwynn specializes.

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Dr. Hwynn's office is located at 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Hwynn

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Hwynn treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Hwynn treats other conditions, please contact the office at (858) 554-7226.

Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.Compare with other Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders specialists.

Dr. Hwynn typically treats 77% more often than similar doctors

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Gait Abnormality
Essential Tremor
Tremor
Parkinson's Disease
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Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Neurodegenerative Disorders specialists.

Dr. Hwynn typically treats 58% more often than similar doctors

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Parkinson's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease
Dementia
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
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General Neurological Disorders

General neurological disorder specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson's disease that affect your brain, spinal cord or nerves, anywhere throughout your body.Compare with other General Neurological Disorders specialists.

Dr. Hwynn typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

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Gait Abnormality
Essential Tremor
Brain Disorders
Tremor
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Dr. Hwynn's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Dr. Hwynn accepts the following insurance:

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Advantage-CA HMO
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Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
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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 Priority Select-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 Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Priority 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 Priority Select-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
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Locations

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines

La Jolla Office10666 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA 92037
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