Dr. Richard Nielsen, MD

Dr. Richard Nielsen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(9)
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Dr. Richard Nielsen, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Draper, UT. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

756 E 12200 S

Draper, UT 84020

Contact Information

(801) 328-2522

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Nosebleed
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Ear Ache
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
41

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • San Joaquin Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • San Joaquin Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nielsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nielsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nielsen to family and friends
2.8
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Nielsen's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Nielsen accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nielsen has admitting privileges

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
1050 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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