Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO

Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO

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

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Dr. Nicole Schimke, DO is a general surgery specialist in Duluth, MN and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building

400 E 3rd St

Duluth, MN 55805
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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.

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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

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9  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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schimke to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has 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)

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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