Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD

Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in West Hollywood, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1991 and specializes in critical care surgery and general surgery.

8900 Beverly Blvd Ste 250

West Hollywood, CA 90048

Contact Information

(310) 423-2641

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Nissen's Experience

Dr. Nissen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

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.


  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Loyola University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Loyola University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ucla Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nissen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nissen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissen to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Nissen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Removal of Neuroendocrine Tumor was done in 2016. Dr. Nissen was very attentive to the point of coming to see me in hospital during week-end when he was not on duty. Staff has been great during hospitalization and during follow-up period. He responds to emails in timely manner and answers all...more
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Dr Nissen misdiagnosed me and subjected me to a horrifically painful, dangerous, expensive, and pointless liver surgery. I put my life in this doctor's hands and he failed to consider all factors before cutting me open. I trusted his diagnosis and he was wrong. To date, my decision to trust Dr....more
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Dr.Nissen is the best Doctor! He saved my husband s life! He cares about his patients, he does everything possible and almost impossible for them! He is walking God!
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Dr. Nissen is amazing. Spends as much time as you need with him. Explains everything until you understand it. The man saves lives. He is a doctor's doctor. Go see him if you need the best liver surgeon around.
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