Dr. Nikhil Nayak, MD

Dr. Nikhil Nayak, MD

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Dr. Nikhil Nayak, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington, VA. He graduated from Yale School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

1625 N George Mason Dr Ste 445

Arlington, VA 22205

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This content was provided by Dr. Nayak "Dr. Nayak completed his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and earned his MD and MHS degrees from the Yale University School of Medicine. While at Yale, he was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) research fellowship to study the genetics of cerebrovascular diseases. He went on to complete his neurosurgical training at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurosurgery in Philadelphia, PA, and a clinical spine fellowship at Wellington Regional Hospital in Wellington, NZ. He has co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, and has a specific interest in functional outcomes following spine surgery. Dr. Nayak performs most aspects of general neurosurgery with a special focus on minimally invasive, complex, and image-guided spinal surgery for degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic conditions. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and AOSpine."
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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nayak does not have any board certifications listed.

13  Conditions Treated

  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Head Trauma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

17  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yale School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Yale Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wellington Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nayak literally gave me back the ability to walk. I shattered a disc while shoveling snow, which hemorrhaged and jammed up against the sciatic nerve. I lost the ability to walk, stand, or lift my left leg. Dr. Nayak's thoughtful analysis and skillfulness as a surgeon completely resolved the...Read More
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Judy J Miller in Falls Church, VA – Sep 21, 2018
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Dr. Nayak is the only Dr who was able to help our daughter's disc / back problems. He is very thorough, and will not rush to surgery as a "fix". He takes his time to explain everything to his patients and parents. We would highly recommend Dr. Nayak to everyone! He's that kind of Dr that you...Read More
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Renee Hayes in Ashburn – Aug 02, 2018
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Dr. Nayak is a superb physician. He is talented. He has good bedside manner and does a good job of educating you on the your treatment, the research in the field, and your prognosis. He handled my unexpected surgery without complications and got me back on my feet. He was also very generous...Read More
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Robert in Arlington, VA – Jun 14, 2018
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I highly recommend Dr. Nayak to others.
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Tseten Namgyal in VA – Jun 12, 2018
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Dr. Nayak is the best doctor I've ever visited. I was recommended Dr. Nayak after herniating my L4/L5 disc. As this was a persistent injury, occurring at least once per year for the last 10 years, I knew something needed to be done. I consulted every website, visited a pain management...Read More
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ALEXANDRIA, VA – Jun 10, 2018
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