Dr. John Nichols, MD

Dr. John Nichols, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. John Nichols, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lakewood, CO. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas and specializes in neurosurgery.

11750 W 2nd Pl Ste 255

Lakewood, CO 80228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 32% of peers
Spondylosis
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more than 31% of peers
Meningiomas
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more than 20% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nichols "Surgery is one tool in the overall care of patients with injury and illness of the nervous system"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • PHD In Biophysics-University Of Texas Health Science Center, Southwestern Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

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Dr. Nichols took me on as a patient when many others thought my situation was too complicated. Dr. Nichols has performed two cervical fusions on me, fusing two levels each time. The last surgery was complicated by the need to remove some previously installed hardware. Both surgeries were a...Read More
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