Dr. Mark Nichols, MD

Dr. Mark Nichols, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Mark Nichols, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

915 Gessner Rd Ste 235

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(713) 461-2626

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Dr. Nichols' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nichols "Mark Lynn Nichols, M.D., received his Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Pharmacy in 1983, prior to his entering the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, where he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine with Highest Honors. Following his Internship in General Surgery, and Residency in Otolaryngology at UTMB, Dr. Nichols did a Fellowship in Otology-Neurology at the Ear Research Foundation, in Sarasota, Florida. He is a member of several professional associations, and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Houston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • John Sealy Hospital University Tx Med Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • John Sealy Hospital University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ear Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nichols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
70 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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Dr. Nichols' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

Best of all the doctors I go to From surgery to office visits his expertise is far beyond other ENT’s. Highly recommend him
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Went to dr Nichols for many years he’s great. I trust him completely
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Efforts to register on-line had failed because the site was overly secure. However, the questionnaire was thorough and easy to complete in-office using a tablet computer. The office staff was courteous and efficient. Dr. Nichols cleaned my ear canals and diagnosed a site of chronic sinus...more
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I love Dr Nichols. My appointment went very well.
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Dr. Nichols clearly knows his profession and was immediately able to diagnose my condition and offer immediate treatment with appropriate follow up.
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