Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO

Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
41 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Duluth, MN. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building

400 E 3rd St

Duluth, MN 55805
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Schimke performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hernia Repair
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Schimke's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schimke "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schimke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schimke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schimke to family and friends
3.3
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Schimke's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in cloquet mn |
I was very nervous about my surgery and had greay experience with Dr.Schimke. She was professional and took the time i needed with questions and comfort
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schimke accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schimke has admitting privileges

Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital-Superior
3500 Tower Ave
Superior, WI 54880
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Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center
407 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN 55805
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