Dr. Nelson Maldonado, MD

Dr. Nelson Maldonado, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Nelson Maldonado, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grass Valley, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

150 Catherine Ln Ste G

Grass Valley, CA 95945

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry 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. Maldonado's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maldonado treats Abdominal Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Maldonado treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maldonado performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Maldonado performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maldonado performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Maldonado performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Maldonado's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cervical Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Cancer
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Professional, Compassionate, Caring, evidence based care and treatment of the patient.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    Kaiser Fndn Hospital Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1984
    Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    University Of California, Irvine School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1983
    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Maldonado's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Maldonado

4.0

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
68.75%
(22)
4 Stars
9.375%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.875%
(7)

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I would not recommend Dr Maldonado if he were the last surgeon on Earth. Phone calls constant not even getting in touch with him is ridiculous his office help out of you retrained. He didn't even know where my husband, his patient, was.
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I had severe pain and was getting a bit of a run-around. Dr. Maldonado's staff went to bat for me with the insurance company and got me into the office the next morning. Dr. Maldonado relieved the majority of the pain and scheduled surgery for the next day. He's all business and his staff is...Read More
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I felt like Dr Maldonado had my best interest at heart. He listened, he was professional, and he had solutions!
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Went to see him for a consultation and found him to be very unkind and rude. Would not recommend this surgeon at all.
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Health Net PPO
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