Dr. Somnath Nair, MD

Dr. Somnath Nair, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Somnath Nair, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from U Bombay in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2623 S Seacrest Blvd Ste 118

Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Contact Information

(561) 742-4419

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 87% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • U Bombay
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • U Rochester Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Rochester Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nair has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nair's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nair to family and friends
23 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 1

Dr. Nair's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Just saw Dr. Nair , worst experience in my life. He was yelling at me telling me that I'm faking the fact I can't raise my left knee/leg from the seated position. My lower back has been bad for five years and lower for one year, and he says it should clear itself up in a couple weeks?!?! I saw all...more
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Nothing bad to say dr.nair has explain to be clearly of what everything was going to be done, right now i’m doing very well recovery is so fast God bless this doctor, shows patients he cares.
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I have never met such a rude and disrespectful doctor in my life. This guy would not explain any of his conclusions to me, he actually got angry at me and started raising his voice when I asked questions about his findings. He was extremely unprofessional, left the exam room door open the entire...more
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i dont even give this creep 1 star he preformed brain surgery on me and left me with a knot on my head the size of a grapefruit and said lets watch it for a year 6 months later i was at another hospital in another state with another surgoen who waas to correct his mistake only to find out my left...more
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The doctor was 2 hours late for my appointment. He has no personality and his suggestion was to live with my pain. He did not offer any medications to help with my pain. Don't bother going it is a waste of time and money
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