Dr. Nicholas Nissen MD Surgeon

Dr. Nicholas Nissen is a surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Nissen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 65 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 111 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Hepatobiliary, Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Liver Transplantation, Liver Neoplasms, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Pancreatectomy

Education & Medical Training

Loyola University
Residency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1998

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1998 - 1999

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Exocrine pancreas hyperplasia without dysplasia in glucagon receptor knockout mice.
Yu, R.,Nissen, N. N.,Dhall, D.

Surgical Management of Advanced Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A 21-year Population-based Analysis.
Tran, T. B.,Liou, D.,Menon, V. G.,Nissen, N. N.

Outcomes of Vascular Resection in Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Single-surgeon Experience.
Menon, V. G.,Puri, V. C.,Annamalai, A. A.,Tuli, R.,Nissen, N. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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