Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD

Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD

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Critical Care Surgery | Male | 51 years old

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Dr. Nissen specializes in Critical Care Surgery and practices in West Hollywood, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Nissen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissen to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Nissen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Los Angeles, CA |
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. Nissen ranks as the absolute worst experience of my life. Now many years later, I still feel the anger at having been taken advantage of. Do yourself a favor and get a second opinion.
in Los Angeles, CA |
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!
in Santa Monica, CA |
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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      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

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      Board Certifications

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Minnesota Medical School

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Loyola University

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        Loyola University

        Completed in 1998

      • Fellowship Hospital
        UCLA Med Center

        Completed in 2001

        University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

        Completed in 1999

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Critical Care Surgery

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