Dr. Nickelsen completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Northwestern University. He then went on to residency in Pediatrics...Read More
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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
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 United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Allergy & Immunology
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Graduated in 1972
Completed in 1973
Completed in 1975
Completed in 1979
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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.