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Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD

Neurology*
2.7 (33)
Map Pin Small Lakewood, CO
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD

Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Lakewood, CO. They specialize in Neurology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Anthony Hospital, Goodland Regional Medical Center, Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital and Rawlins County Health Center. Patients rated Dr. Nitka an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Nitka works at Practice in Lakewood, CO with other offices in Goodland, KS and Burlington, CO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nitka's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Chpg Neuroscience & Spine - Lakewood
    11750 W 2nd Pl Ste 255, Lakewood, CO 80228 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 629-5600
  2. 2
    Goodland Regional Medical Center
    220 W 2nd St, Goodland, KS 67735 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (785) 890-6012
  3. 3
    Goodland Family Health Center
    106 Willow Rd, Goodland, KS 67735 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (785) 890-6012
  4. 4
    Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital
    286 16th St, Burlington, CO 80807 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (719) 346-5311

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  • St. Anthony Hospital
  • Goodland Regional Medical Center
  • Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital
  • Rawlins County Health Center

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    About Dr. Ernest Nitka, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063485936
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Colorado
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
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