Dr. Margaret Nichols, MD

Dr. Margaret Nichols, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(14)
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Dr. Margaret Nichols, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Joplin, MO. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

1905 W 32nd St Ste 403

Joplin, MO 64804

Contact Information

(417) 782-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Nichols does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nichols has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nichols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
3.6
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nichols' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Joplin, Mo. |
I am six weeks out from Dr Nichols performing a fusion of L5 and S1. I did not expect to feel this good so soon. I am very grateful to Dr. Nichols and her staff. I was given exceptional and professional care. I couldn't be more satisfied with the results.
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Phoenix, AZ |
When she has a patient that obviously is alergic to a medication and or reaction to a med. She won't even change the med to help a patient. If your just in it for the money go into plastic surgery.
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Carthage, MO |
Highly recommend her she operated on my back 17 yrs ago and I feel like she gave me my life back.
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in Joplin, MO |
She did back surgery on me a few months ago. I feel like she gave me my live back. I had tried every other thing for 10 years, including PT, pain injection and pain meds. I should have gone to Dr. Nichols 10 years ago. I truly believe when she first examined me if she thought she could not help...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nichols accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nichols has admitting privileges

Freeman Neosho Hospital
113 W Hickory St
Neosho, MO 64850
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Freeman West
1102 W 32nd St
Joplin, MO 64804
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