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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nicholas Nissen is Excellent. Dr. Nissen has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nicholas Nissen, MD is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Education & Awards

Dr. Nissen graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City West
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA


Dr. Nissen has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Nicholas Naumann Nissen MD is a male Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. Nicholas N. Nissen practice?
Dr. Nicholas Nissen has 1 office location.
Dr. Nicholas Nissen practices Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near Los Angeles, CA.
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