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

Contact Information

(703) 248-0111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Nayak's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Nayak's conditions and procedures:

Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Cancer
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Complex Fractures
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Head Trauma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Pathologic Fracture
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Nikhil R. Nayak is a neurosurgeon with advanced training and specific expertise in spinal disorders. His specialty focus involves minimally invasive, complex, and image-guided spinal surgery for a variety of degenerative, traumatic and oncologic...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

  • Wellington Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
  • Yale School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School

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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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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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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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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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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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