Dr. Rick Nissen, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 62

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Dr. Nissen's Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Hospital Quality

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University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank
2312 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Appointments & Offices

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Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
14500 99th Ave N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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    Dr. Nissen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    Conditions Dr. Nissen Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Nissen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (9/22/2009)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Minnesota
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Va Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Nebr Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Vincents Hospital
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nissen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nissen's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
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    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissen to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Nissen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nissen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.8 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Nissen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center
    14500 99th Ave N
    Maple Grove, MN 55369
    (763) 898-1000 (Office)
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