Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD

Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Reading, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2760 Century Blvd Ste 3

Reading, PA 19610

Contact Information

(610) 375-4251

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Dr. Nicholas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nicholas treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nicholas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nicholas treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nicholas treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nicholas treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nicholas treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nicholas' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Nicholas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Reading, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1986
Tufts Nemc
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Reading Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
1980
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nicholas

4.1

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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Listens and really cares. Spends time with you.
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Dr. Nicholas is an amazing diagnostician. He is always very kind and professional, as is his nurse, Karen. He is an excellent listener who always gives you the necessary time.
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My daughter, a nurse practitioner, took time off from work and drove 260 miles from New York State to bring me to this appt. When I described my mobility symptoms to Dr Nicholas, he did not examine me, but said "What do you expect for an old guy"? We could have stayed home, and my daughter could...Read More
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After seeing me for approx 14 years, more than 50 office visits, Dr. Borofsky withdrew pain medication and told me to see psychologist. Spent time gossiping about me, his patient, acting like a prepubecent boy. Zero on professionalism. Massive Zero after treating me for 14 years yet refusing...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
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Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA