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Dr. Nicholas Slimack, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.0 (22)
Map Pin Small Santa Maria, CA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Nicholas Slimack, MD

Dr. Nicholas Slimack, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Santa Maria, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is affiliated with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Regional Medical Center. Dr. Slimack, completed a residency at Northwestern. Patients rated Dr. Slimack an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Slimack works at Santa Maria Specialty Health Center in Santa Maria, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

Dr. Slimack's Office Locations

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    Santa Maria Specialty Health Center
    300 S Stratford Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 212-1043

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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    About Dr. Nicholas Slimack, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1265743884
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cedar-Sinai
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Northwestern
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    Internship
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
    • Marian Regional Medical Center

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    Dr. Slimack works at Santa Maria Specialty Health Center in Santa Maria, CA. View the full address on Dr. Slimack’s profile.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Slimack. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Slimack.

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