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About Dr. Airell L Nygaard
Dr. Airell L Nygaard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sonora, CA. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Nygaard is affiliated with Mark Twain St Joseph's Hospital and Sonora Regional Medical Center. Dr. Nygaard has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Airell L Nygaard has the following 2 specialties
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Hip Surgery
- Joint Replacement
- Bone Fracture
- Sports Medicine
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Joint Pain/Swelling
- Herniated Disc
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr Nygaard is amazing he replaced both hips at the same time i couldnt walk when i went in and its been 5 months now im walking and playing golf again people think you have to travel to the bay area to get a quality doctor i was one of them boy was i wrong i would recommend dr nygaard to anybody great surgeon a great staff great bed side manner he cares about his patients thank you dr nygaard for giving me my life back
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2009, 2014, 2012, 2015, 2008, 2013)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2009, 2015, 2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Dr. Nygaard is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
45 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1973
Dr. Airell L Nygaard accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross California
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
- Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
- Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
- Blue Cross CA Select PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate POS
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Locations & DirectionsAirell Leighton Nygaard Md, 680 Guzzi Ln Ste 102, Sonora, CA
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