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Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

Neurology*
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Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
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13 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD is a Neurologist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Neurology, has 13 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health Hillcrest Hillcrest Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nissinen an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Nissinen works at Limited to Official University Duties on in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Dementia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nissinen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Limited to Official University Duties on
    9500 GILMAN DR, La Jolla, CA 92093 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 822-4800
  2. 2
    Kaizen Headache and Facial Pain Clinic
    4180 La Jolla Village Dr Ste 240, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (866) 277-2659
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 10:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • UC San Diego Health Hillcrest Hillcrest Medical Center

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    About Dr. Kristoffer Nissinen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 13 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Finnish
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    NPI Number
    • 1710278569
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ucsd Alzheimer Disease Research Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California, Irvine
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
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    Dr. Nissinen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nissinen works at Limited to Official University Duties on in La Jolla, CA. View the full address on Dr. Nissinen’s profile.

    Dr. Nissinen has seen patients for Dementia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nissinen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Nissinen. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nissinen.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Nissinen, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Nissinen appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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