Dr. David Nickels, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(11)
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Dr. David Nickels, MD
Dr. David Nickels, MD is a pediatric endocrinology doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Nickels is affiliated with East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Holston Valley Medical Center and University of Tennessee Medical Center.

2100 W Clinch Ave Ste 140

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 971-7400

Dr. David Nickels, MD

Dr. David Nickels, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypopituitarism
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nickels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nickels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nickels to family and friends
4.7
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Nickels' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Erwin, TN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nickels accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nickels has admitting privileges

East Tennessee Children's Hospital
2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
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Holston Valley Medical Center
130 W Ravine Rd
Kingsport, TN 37660
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University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
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