Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO

Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO

Neurology  |  
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Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO is a neurology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He has been practicing for 15 years.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-7226

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 97% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwynn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwynn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwynn to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hwynn's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Fallbrook, CA |
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...more
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San Diego, CA |
Totally misdiagnosed my case! Fortunately there a are far, far better neurologists at Scripps.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hwynn accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • 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
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hwynn has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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