Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD

Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Nilsa Leiva, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of New South Wales, Faculty Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

3904 Cortez Rd W

Bradenton, FL 34210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Leiva's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Dementia or Depression Screening
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiva performs Dementia or Depression Screening more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Leiva performs this procedure more than 89% of her peers

Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiva treats Diabetic Polyneuropathy more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Leiva treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Polyneuropathy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiva treats Polyneuropathy more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Leiva treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide

Dr. Leiva's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bird Flu
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Diseases
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Sprain
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Obesity Counseling
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Healthcare America Medical Group we provide the highest quality medical service for the Entire Family. We meet your health needs with a variety of primary care physicians and specialists in a 65,000 sq ft facility that includes the latest imaging and diagnostic equipment, clinical laboratory, physical therapy, and a pharmacy.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Lincoln Medical Center
Residency Hospital
San Juan De Dios Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
Jackson Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
University Of New South Wales, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Latin American Congress of cardiology, 1994
  • Elected/Award among PGYII residents for a sponsored elective at St. VIncent Hospital, 1995
  • First place in research presented to the Congress of Internal Medicine of Guatemala, 1995
  • Second Place in research works presented to the Guatemalan Meeting of Cardiology, 1995

Dr. Leiva's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Leiva

4.2

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
71.66666666666667%
(43)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(5)
3 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(2)
2 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(2)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(8)

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Very kind caring doctor. She listens to her patient's concerns and needs. Spends time with you and her staff are always friendly.
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Dr Nilsa Leiva is wonderful. She is caring and also efficient, I would not want to see anyone else. When I was in hospital with pneumonia her husband Dr Lloyd Leiva came to see how I was every day. This is a great family practice.
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Dr. Nilsa Leiva has a wonderful "bedside" manner. She is an excellent listener and never makes me feel rushed during my appointment. She is both skillful and understanding, and has greatly improved treatment of two specific medical issues for me. I have been her patient since 2014. I would...Read More
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Dr. Levia found and treated a condition that had bee with me for some time. She is careing, always willing to tak time to listen and always there when you need her. Very skillful.
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Dr, Lieva listens and discusses my concerns. I feel she has true concerns about my health. She answers my questions and discusses any problem I may have. She assures me about my state of health and encourages me to discuss my questions.
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Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
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