Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba, MD

Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba, MD

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Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

9280 W Sunset Rd Ste 312

Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Nietrzeba performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 98% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Nietrzeba's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nietrzeba "Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba graduated from the University of Washington Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as his Pulmonary fellowship, at the University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals. He is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine. He is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians. He has been in practice since 1982."
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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.

Education

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Utah Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Utah Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Utah Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nietrzeba has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure

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Dr. Nietrzeba's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nietrzeba to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Nietrzeba's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Henderson, NV |
Dr. Nietrzeba does a great job explaining the medical conditions and the options available to the patient. Dr. Nietrzeba is a kind of doctor that you expect all the doctors to be caring.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nietrzeba accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthChoice
    HealthChoice PPO
  • Humana
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
    Humana HMOx
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS EPO
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
    PHCS POS
    PHCS PPO
  • Sierra Choice
    Sierra Choice POS
  • Teachers Health Trust
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • USA Health Network
    USA Health Network PPO
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Nietrzeba has admitting privileges

Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
9300 W Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
657 N Town Center Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89144
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St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
3001 Saint Rose Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
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