Robert E. Nakken, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Male
Accepting New Patients

Patient Experience

4.6 out of 5
Comments: 20
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Languages

  • English
  • Swedish

Hospital Affiliation

  • Cedar City Hospital
  • Garfield Memorial Hospital

Medical Group

  • Intermountain
    • Southern Utah Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

    • (435) 586-6962
    • 166 W 1325 N Ste 150 Cedar City UT, 84721
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Fri 9AM - 5PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
  • Professional Positions

    Team Physician Southern Utah University 1998-present. Director Intermountain Iron County Sports Medicine Program 2012- present.

    • Training

    • Residency

      Medical College Of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI, 1993 - 1998

    • Membership

      • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Degree

      St. Louis University

      St. Louis, MO in Doctor of Medicine,
      1993

    • Board Certification

      AM BD ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

      Re-verification: 12/31/2023

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.6 out of 5  (125)
  • Rate provider

    4.6 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.7 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    4.6 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.3 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for care right away

    4.5 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for check-up or routine care

    5.0 out of 5
  • See the provider within 15 minutes of your appointment time

    3.9 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.8 out of 5
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the nationally developed CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Reviews

Overall rating
4.6 out of 5 (20)
    Experienced on Jul 07, 2019

    Good.

    Experienced on Jul 05, 2019

    Happy with his care.

    Experienced on Jul 05, 2019

    Went smooth and fast.

    Experienced on Jun 28, 2019

    He was so very helpful, attentive, and caring.

    Experienced on Jun 28, 2019

    I actually thought as I was leaving that it had been the best visit I have had to a doctors' office in a very long time.

    Experienced on Jun 04, 2019

    Dr. Nakken was very friendly & helpful, answered all my questions. The wait time was horrible!!

    Experienced on Jun 04, 2019

    We waited for over an hour for him to come in & see us.

    Experienced on Jun 02, 2019

    I found the provider to be insightful and personable.

    Experienced on Jun 02, 2019

    Day of my appointment office was over booked resulting in a one hour wait. Staff was kind enough to come to me several times to apologize for the long wait.

    Experienced on May 27, 2019

    Very professional and caring.

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    Very knowledge. Very patient.

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    I am glad Dr. Nakken will be my physician for future & current orthopedic needs.

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    Provider was excellent. Dr. Nakken is very competent. [...]

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    Visit was great. [...]

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    Dr. Nakken is an excellent orthopedic surgeon, I strongly recommend him.

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    All went very well!

    Experienced on May 02, 2019

    The provider spent a lot of time listening to me & answering my questions. I was very impressed.

    Experienced on Apr 25, 2019

    This doctor is at the top of his profession, confident.

    Experienced on Apr 25, 2019

    Very professional every step of the way. Straight shooter.

    Experienced on Apr 15, 2019

    My favorite dr. office. Always friendly & helpful.