Dr. Adrian Nickolescu, MD

Dr. Adrian Nickolescu, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Adrian Nickolescu, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

6670 Alton Pkwy

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 932-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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more than 15% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 14% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 11% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Adrian Nickolescu, MD
Dr. Nickolescu is an excellent doctor and I truly value his professional evaluation.
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Mar 22, 2018
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I am not sure why he was given such a bad review. I found him to be extremely compassionate, caring, kind, and genuinely concerned about my condition and my future with it. He took his time to explain everything in detail and gave me a lot of options. He told me the pros and cons of each and let me...Read More
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Lake Forest, CA – Sep 23, 2017
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I found the doctor to be curt, rude, mostly uncaring and easy to anger. Very defensive and shows little to no empathy for his patients. He wrote me harsh things in an email that I reported to Member Services at Kaiser. I had a sudden recurrence of severe back pain and he wrote "go to the ER or...Read More
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Norman Harck in Dana Point, CA – Jul 15, 2017
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