Dr. Edward Nichols, MD

Dr. Edward Nichols, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Edward Nichols, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Bakersfield, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Nichols is affiliated with Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District, Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Mercy Hospitals and Adventist Health Bakersfield.

Sillect Medical Centers

3801 San Dimas St

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

Care is given with dignity to every patient, not only for the treatment of injury and sickness, but for the maintenance of health and prevention of illness as well.
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Dr. Nichols' Experience

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Dr. Nichols' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
8

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
6

Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Valley Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

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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Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Nichols is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
3.6
based on 34 total reviews
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
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Nichols accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Hospitals where Dr. Nichols has admitting privileges

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
420 34th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Mercy Hospitals
2215 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Adventist Health Bakersfield
2615 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Bakersfield Heart Hospital
3001 Sillect Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District
115 W E St
Tehachapi, CA 93561
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