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Dr. Nicky Pipkin, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Pipkin

Dr. Nicky Pipkin, MD is a general surgery specialist in El Dorado, AR and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.


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(870) 864-3290

Dr. Pipkin accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Pipkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracentesis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin performs Thoracentesis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin performs Lung Surgery more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Carotid Artery Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pipkin treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Pipkin treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Pipkin's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicky Pipkin, MD is a general surgery specialist in El Dorado, AR and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1992
University Tex Sw Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Charlotte Meml Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Charlotte Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
Medical School
1992
1989
1988
1983

Dr. Pipkin's Reviews

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