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Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD

Dermatology ·  Male

Dr. Nichols

Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD is a dermatologist in Greenbrae, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2005 and specializes in dermatology.


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(415) 924-1214

Dr. Nichols accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
MIPA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nichols' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Athlete's Foot
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Athlete's Foot more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nichols treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Dermatitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nichols treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Skin Infections more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nichols treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nichols' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD is a dermatologist in Greenbrae, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2005 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2006
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2005
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
1998
Uc Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

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4.0

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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My husband was stricken with a rare autoimmune skin disease which spread rapidly over his body in 2 weeks time. We saw a dermatologist who had 'no idea' what it was. We went to urgent care but again, 'no idea' - just a prescription and 'good luck' in essence. Raging rash continued. We went to Dr....Read More
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Avoid this doctor at all costs. I am still suffering, 3 years later, as a result of his inappropriate prescription for my condition and negligence in care. Unfortunately it is very difficult to sue doctors for malpractice but I certainly spent a lot of time looking into it.
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