Dr. Nicole Sears, MD

Dr. Nicole Sears, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Nicole Sears, MD is a family medicine specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from University Of South Dakota in 2003 and specializes in family medicine.

5410 Sheridan Lake Rd

Rapid City, SD 57702

Contact Information

(605) 348-4141

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Sears' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Bedwetting
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biopsy
Bird Flu
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Pain
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Colposcopy
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Excision
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Infections
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Injuries
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Newborn Jaundice
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Obesity Counseling
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Warts
Well Baby Care
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am passionate about caring for your whole family from children to great-grandparents. I have a straight forward, honest approach with all my patients and enjoy creating long lasting, trusting relationships that are part of being a family physician

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Grand Rapids Family Medicine Residency Program
Residency Hospital
2003
University Of South Dakota
Medical School
1997
Notre Dame University
Undergraduate School
1997
University Of South Dakota
1994
South Dakota School Of Mines & Technology
Undergraduate School
2005
2003
1997
1997
1994

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Dr. Sears' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sears

3.2

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(3)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(4)

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I went in for bronchitis problems and she told me I was having a heart attack, called an ambulance to send me across the street. I was not having a heart attack the doctors at the ER were pretty confused how Dr. Sears could have come up with a heart attack. She also has one of the worst bed side...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna PPO
American Republic
Assurant Health
Avera
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
NGS CoreSource
Optima Health
Commercial PPO
Sanford Health Plan
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare PPO