Dr. Edward L. Nichols, MD

Dr. Edward L. Nichols, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 61 years old

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  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      3.5 based on 33 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Nichols' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (30)
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      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine
      • Family Medicine

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Nichols' Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Emergency Medicine
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

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

      Procedures Performed

      • 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

      • Medical School
        Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Valley Med Center

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        Kern Med Center

        Completed in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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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
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      Dr. Nichols' Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Nichols

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
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      Dr. Nichols' 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.