Dr. John Nicolau, MD

Dr. John Nicolau, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. John Nicolau, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2191 NW Military Hwy

San Antonio, TX 78213

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 81% of peers
more than 59% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
more than 59% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nicolau does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nicolau has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nicolau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nicolau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicolau to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nicolau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am very satisfied with the level of service that Dr. Nicolau and his staff provide to me. The equipment is maintained properly, so every exam has been very thorough, for my glaucoma. The consult is done at the end of the visit, when I leave the office, I know exactly what is happening with my...more
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Dr. Nicolau is an excellent ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma. He has a warm and caring manner, and takes his time with you. He communicates (which is rare in medicine!) with you about what he is doing and why, and about his findings. He answers your questions in ways you can...more
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