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Dr. David Nickels, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Nickels

Dr. David Nickels, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.


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(865) 971-7400

Dr. Nickels accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Nickels' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickels treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 92% of his peers

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

Hypopituitarism
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickels treats Hypopituitarism more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Nickels treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Growth Hormone Deficiency
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickels treats Growth Hormone Deficiency more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Nickels treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Nickels' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Rickets
  • Short Stature
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Nickels, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Chicago School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1985

Awards

Dr. Nickels' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nickels

4.7

Based on 11 reviews

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One of the best doctors I've ever seen. Very kind and patient. Always has time for every question or concern. Never rushed or makes you feel like he's too busy for you. Overall just a wonderful doctor.
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