Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD

Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD

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Dr. Benjamin Nichols, MD is a dermatologist in Greenbrae, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2005 and specializes in dermatology.

100A Drakes Landing Rd Ste 225

Greenbrae, CA 94904

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Nichols's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

71  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nichols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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Dr. Nichols' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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....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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