Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

Dr. James Nickelsen, MD

Pediatrics | Male | 70 years old

Learn about this doctor

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.Read more

Dr. Nickelsen's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Nickelsen's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

2
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

44
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

8
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Nickelsen

Dr. Nickelsen accepts 11 insurance carriers

Dr. Nickelsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nickelsen to family and friends
5
based on 1 survey
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (1)
  • Helpfulness
     (1)
  • Staff
     (1)
  • Scheduling
     (1)
Experience with Dr. Nickelsen
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (1)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (1)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (1)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (1)
Dr. Nickelsen's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (1)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (1)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (1)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (1)
Have you seen Dr. James Nickelsen, MD?
Are you Dr. Nickelsen?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!
Get started today!

Compare Dr. Nickelsen

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

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.

Dr. Nickelsen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Nickelsen's 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

  • 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
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Nickelsen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Nickelsen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Allergy & Immunology

Procedures Performed

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

You've got options

We're finding other great Providers for you to consider.