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Dr. Walter Nieves, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Nieves

HEADACHE CENTER-HUDSON VALLEY

11 N Airmont Rd Ste 10 Suffern, NY 10901

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Dr. Walter Nieves, MD is a neurology specialist in Suffern, NY and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in neurology.


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(845) 357-5525

Dr. Nieves accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
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Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nieves' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Alzheimer's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieves treats Alzheimer's Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nieves treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieves treats Brain Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nieves treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nieves treats Headache more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Nieves treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache

Dr. Nieves' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Nieves, MD is a neurology specialist in Suffern, NY and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Albert Einstein College Med
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Med Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1976

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Nieves' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nieves

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Nieves does the entire exam, takes the history, and records everything himself. You leave feeling confident in his counselling and advice. Dr. Nieves goes the extra mile.
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Very helpful knows his stuff,and a very shortly wait. Like him very much
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Horrible doctor. About as unhelpful as one could get. Arrogant and pig-headed. Telling everyone to stay away.
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Locations

Headache Center-hudson Valley

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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