Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

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Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

Pediatrics | Male

Allergy & Asthma Medical Group 3010 Colby St Ste 221, Berkeley, CA 94705 Get Directions
(925) 327-1460

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Dr. Nickelsen completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Northwestern University. He then went on to residency in Pediatrics...
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Allergy & Immunology

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

Procedures Performed

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

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York

    Completed in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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
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Dr. Nickelsen's Care Philosophy

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.