Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. James Nickelsen, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in pediatrics and allergy & immunology.

3010 Colby St Ste 221

Berkeley, CA 94705

Contact Information

(925) 327-1460

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna

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Dr. Nickelsen's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Allergy & Immunology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nickelsen "Dr. Nickelsen completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Northwestern University. He then went on to residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital in Buffalo, NY, followed by Allergy/Immunology fellowship at SUNY in Buffalo as well. He was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Allergy/Immunology Division at East Carolina University from 1979 to 1983. He also served as the Chief of Allergy and Director of the Children's Hospital of Oakland from 1986 to 1998. Dr. Nickelsen has been in practice in Berkeley since 1984, and joined ranks with Allergy and Asthma Medical Group in 2005. He has been a physician volunteer with the American Lung Association Summer Asthma Camp. Dr. Nickelsen is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and a member of the Western Society of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology."
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2  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

38  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Desensitization
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Patch Testing

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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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