Dr. Rick Lee Nissen MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Rick Nissen is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with Abbott Northwestern Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Nissen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Head & Neck Microvascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Head and neck, Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
High performing in Ear, Nose & Throat

New Ulm Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Des Moines IA)
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1982

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1982–1986

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Legal considerations with a joint hearing aid venture.
Nissen, R.L.

A historical review of the use of bone and cartilage in otologic surgery.
Nissen, A. J., Nissen, R. L., Yonkers, A. J.

Ludwig's angina.
Aden, K., Nissen, R. L., Spaur, C., Yonkers, A. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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