Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD

Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD

Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 67

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(318) 215-7245

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Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nickelson to book an appointment.

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2600 Kings Hwy Ste 340 Shreveport, LA 71103

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Hematology & Medical Oncology at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center

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Hematology & Medical Oncology at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center2600 Kings Hwy Ste 340 Shreveport, LA 71103
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Nickelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nickelson

4.4

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (5)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Explained conditions well (5)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr.Nickelson and his staff are simply amazing.Dr. Nickelson made me and my family feel at ease during what could have been a difficult time. His professionalism is outstanding! His staff is one in a million! Connie and Hollie was at me and my family's becking call and we appreciated them for that Thank you Dr. Nickelson and staff for all that you do have done and continue to do. I Thank you from the depth of my soul. My God continue to Bless you all??
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Stephanie Hamilton – Sep 26, 2019
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My visit was very professional and informative! Dr Nickelson always allows me time to ask questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Paul Lerchie – Sep 02, 2019
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Very genuine and truly cares for you as his patient. Takes his time and answer all of my questions, and I tend to ask a lot of questions. I don't have one negative thing to say about him nor his staff.
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SamLyon in Shreveport, LA – Jan 29, 2016
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Personable and to the point. He walked me through every step and answered all questions. I highly recommend Dr. Nickelson.
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Dr. Nickelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickelson treats Breast Cancer more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickelson treats Anemia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nickelson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nickelson treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nickelson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Nickelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Education

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1980
LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT
Medical School
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD?

Call (318) 215-7245 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (318) 212-8620 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Nickelson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Nickelson's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nickelson frequently treats Breast Cancer, Anemia, and Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nickelson treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Nickelson, MD's office located?

Dr. Nickelson's office is located at 2600 Kings Hwy Ste 340, Shreveport, LA 71103. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Nickelson is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Willis-Knighton Medical Center

Shreveport, LA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

1 Award Received