Dr. Robert Nickerson, MD

Dr. Robert Nickerson, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Robert Nickerson, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

740 S Limestone Ste D136

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

(859) 257-3573

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Nickerson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Ky Hospital Chandler Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nickerson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nickerson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nickerson to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nickerson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Nickerson takes the time to discuss provide options and allow the patient to be active in every aspect of care he provides. His staff assistant is comprehensive and caring to patients needs. Never have I experienced a rush or attitude in any way. Soooo appreciated
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wonderful doctor! takes time with patients, listens carefully, friendly, professional, courteous and knowledgeable. very satisfied with the care I've received from everyone in his office.
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