Dr. Deborah Nixon, MD

Dr. Deborah Nixon, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Deborah Nixon, MD is a dermatologist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 1992 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.

8936 Blakeney Professional Dr

Charlotte, NC 28277

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
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more than 94% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nixon "At Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte, Dr. Deborah Nixon and her staff provide high quality, innovative skin care including medical and cosmetic dermatology in a caring and professional environment at our upscale location in the Blakeney Professional Center. Dr. Nixon is a highly trained board certified dermatologist with the dedication, experience, and knowledge to treat your skin, hair, nail and cosmetic concerns."

6  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

43  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Vanquish® Fat Recontouring

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

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. Deborah Nixon, MD
Just went to Dr, Nixon today for an overall body and skin check. When I made the appointment I told them I had several concerns that I wanted her to address which I listed on the patient form they ask to to fill out. Her only concern was to get on to the next patient and would not discuss or look...Read More
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Ft Mill, SC – Mar 14, 2017
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Dr. Nixon really cares about each patient. She focuses on education and the best outcome for every patient.
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Charlotte, NC – Feb 09, 2017
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Had horrible bruising and swelling after treatment. Was told "sorry". This business does not care about patient care or satisfaction. I will never return.
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Rhonda in Waxhaw, NC – Jan 26, 2017
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Dr. Nixon will not call in refills to hold me until I get back into town! That means I will be stopping mid treatment, not weaning off as she told me at appt. I explained to her that I cannot physically be there since I cannot be in two places at once; I will be on trip across the country. But she...Read More
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TB in Charlotte, NC – Jan 09, 2017
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Mis-diagosed an obvious basal cell carcinoma. Said it was a papilloma and nothing to worry about. As it continued to increase in size, and as I have a history of skin cancer (2 previous basal cells) and I am over age 50, I was concerned. Went back for a second visit and at my insistence she...Read More
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Charlotte, NC – Jul 04, 2016
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