Dr. Dorothy Nicholson, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 61

101 S Whiting St Ste 105
Alexandria, VA 22304
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Dr. Nicholson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Schwartz & Nicholson Mds PLC
SCHWARTZ & NICHOLSON
101 S Whiting St Ste 105
Alexandria, VA 22304
101 S Whiting St
Alexandria, VA 22304
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    Dr. Nicholson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Spine Disorders
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    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Nicholson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Boston University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    George Wash University School Med
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    George Wash University School Med
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    George Wash University School Med
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nicholson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Nicholson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Inova Alexandria Hospital

    • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nicholson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicholson to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Dr. Nicholson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.2 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nicholson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Schwartz & Nicholson Mds PLC
    SCHWARTZ & NICHOLSON
    101 S Whiting St Ste 105
    Alexandria, VA 22304
    (703) 751-8804 (Office)
    (703) 751-1218 (Fax)
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    101 S Whiting St
    Alexandria, VA 22304
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    2616 Sherwood Hall Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22306
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