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Dr. Peter Nakaji, MD
Neurological Surgeon
15 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(49)
Patient comments (26)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Nakaji, Neurological Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Nakaji has been reviewed by 49 patients who have provided 26 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.7333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.84375 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7575757575758 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.7575757575758 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.7
  • Currently 3.6969696969697 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.6206896551724 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Peter Nakaji, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Aneurysm
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Critical Care
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Education & Awards

Dr. Nakaji graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 9 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Craniotomy
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Arizona
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Phoenix, AZ
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Phoenix Metro Area
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Nakaji has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center 
  • CHANDLER REGIONAL Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Peter Nakaji MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Peter Nakaji practice?
Dr. Peter Nakaji has 4 office locations.
Dr. Peter Nakaji practices Neurological Surgery near Phoenix, AZ.
Additional practice locations include: Glendale, AZ.
See Phoenix Neurological Surgeons.