Dr. Krishna Narandas Nirmel MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Krishna Nirmel is a neurosurgeon in Natick, Massachusetts and is affiliated with MetroWest Medical Center. He received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Nirmel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at MetroWest Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests: Spine, Brain, Pain, Intelligence, artificial Intelligence

Hospital Affiliation

MetroWest Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1980–1982

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1984–1984

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Leiomyosarcoma metastatic to the brain.
Nirmel, K. N., Aleksic, S., Sidhu, G., Emancipator, S., Ransohoff, J., Budzilovich, G. N.

Asymmetrical hydrocephalus following ventriculitis from rupture of a thalamic abscess.
Black, P. M., Levine, B. W., Picard, E. H., Nirmel, K.

Genetic differences in the ventilatory response to inhaled CO2.
Arkinstall, W. W., Nirmel, K., Klissouras, V., Milic-Emili, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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