Dr. Walter Nieves, MD

Dr. Walter Nieves, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Nieves, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Suffern, NY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

11 N Airmont Rd Ste 10

Suffern, NY 10901

Contact Information

(845) 357-5525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Alzheimer's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
normal
more than 61% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
41

Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nieves has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Nieves does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Nieves and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Nieves' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nieves to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Nieves' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

Suffern, NY |
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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Mahwah, NJ |
Very helpful knows his stuff,and a very shortly wait. Like him very much
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Suffern, NY |
Horrible doctor. About as unhelpful as one could get. Arrogant and pig-headed. Telling everyone to stay away.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Evening
Dr. Nieves accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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