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 15 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2003 and specializes in neurology and neuromuscular medicine.

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

See how frequently Dr. Hwynn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Hwynn'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwynn to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Hwynn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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Totally misdiagnosed my case! Fortunately there a are far, far better neurologists at Scripps.
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