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Specialties & Research

Dr. Virgil Nielsen, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Nielsen graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 3 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2013 - 2016)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Nielsen has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Kaiser Permanente - Riverside Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Virgil John Nielsen MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Virgil J. Nielsen practice?
Dr. Virgil Nielsen has 1 office location.
Dr. Virgil Nielsen practices Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near Palm Desert, CA.
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