Dr. Francis Nichols, MD

Dr. Francis Nichols, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Francis Nichols, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery.

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Nichols' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nichols treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Esophageal Cancer more than 92% of his peers

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

Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nichols treats Esophageal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

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

Dr. Nichols' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Francis Nichols, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1992
Mayo Grad School
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Mayo Grad School
Residency Hospital
1984
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1953
Cook Co Hosp
Internship Hospital
1992
1989
1984
1953

Awards

Dr. Nichols' Reviews

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Good Morning Dr. Nichols ........ this is Alec Marshall I would recommend you in a second you are a top notch surgeon thank you for saving my life , I cant thank you enough Doc ............ and Dr. Tom you are also Top Notch I cant thank you guys enough, I have told everyone I know and I would...Read More
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Cigna
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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