Dr. Nelson R. Maldonado graduated from the University of California, Irvine and performed his Residency at Kaiser Permanente Foundation Hospitals in General Surgery and affiliated hospitals in Southern California. In 1992, he was recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Maldonado is a Member of the American College of Phlebology and a designated provider of the non-surgical Venefitâ„¢ Targeted Endovenous Therapy procedure, formerly known as the VNUS Closureâ„¢ procedure. He is a specialist in venous and lymphatic issues and continues to practice General and Thoracic Surgery as well. After a successful practice in Oklahoma, Dr. Maldonado and his wife relocated to Grass Valley, California in 2005. The Maldonado family enjoys Tahoe and the outdoors.


Years Experience: 36

Dr. Maldonado's Specialties

Dr. Maldonado's Education & Training

Medical School
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine; Graduated 1983


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Dr. Maldonado's Accepted Insurance

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Insurance Plans

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

Dr. Maldonado's Office Information & Appointments


Vein Specialist Center of Grass Valley

150 Catherine Ln Ste G
Grass Valley, CA 95945

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Tel: (530) 734-6014

Fax: Not Available

Practice Website: www.veinspecialist.net

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

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