Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO

Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO

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Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences in 2003 and specializes in neurology and neuromuscular medicine.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

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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
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Background Check

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. Hwynn's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwynn treats Gait Abnormality more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hwynn treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwynn treats Essential Tremor more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hwynn treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Essential Tremor
Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwynn treats Tremor more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hwynn treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Essential Tremor
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2

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
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nelson Hwynn, DO is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences in 2003 and specializes in neurology and neuromuscular medicine.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Hwynn's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hwynn

3.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read More
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Totally misdiagnosed my case! Fortunately there a are far, far better neurologists at Scripps.
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Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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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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