Dr. Maria Nickolova, MD

Dr. Maria Nickolova, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Maria Nickolova, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from Varna Med Academy Faculty Of Med Varna Bulgaria in 1976 and specializes in psychiatry.

85 Bryant Woods S

Amherst, NY 14228

Contact Information

(716) 689-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 81% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nickolova does not have any board certifications listed.

13  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Varna Med Academy Faculty Of Med Varna Bulgaria
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nickolova's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nickolova to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Nickolova's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

There to write prescriptions only. If you're looking for a true eval and help don't come here. I thought I had symptoms of adult adhd. My primary Dr. gave me a low dose script and referred me to her. She spent about 10 minutes with me the first visit and filled the script. It was working well so I...more
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Dr. Nickolova pushes patients through like widgets on an assembly line. She is quick to see you and get you out the door. She doesn't like when you ask questions; it seems as if she feels you are questioning her intelligence. When I asked about a medication I had researched that seemed to address...more
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Exact same issue as other clients. Money turned out to be the problem; was clear that this is their only objective. I was an established patient for over a year and never missed or rescheduled a single appointment. But due to a change in schedule for my job, I was thrown off and missed one. They...more
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Absolutely NO ONE should go to see this woman. She doesn't care the least bit about her patients, only about the money for the visits, which are incredibly short. She prescribed various meds for me which are dangerous if suddenly stopped. I called twice, and my pharmacist called once to try and...more
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Avoid avoid avoid, unless you want a pill pusher. Condescending in sessions and really doesn't seem to prod and ask questions. My first appointment with her lasted all of 10 minutes. Never really had an interest in getting in depth with me at all.
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