Dr. Robert E. Nixon, MD

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Dr. Robert E. Nixon, MD

General Surgery | Male

Hawthorn Medical 535 Faunce Corner Rd, N Dartmouth, MA 02747 Get Directions
(508) 996-3991

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Dr. Nixon specializes in General Surgery and practices in N Dartmouth, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      in New Bedford, MA |
      I've had three surgeries now with Dr. Nixon and he is an excellent surgeon. He's very cautious and thorough and does not seek to over treat, as some other doctors do. You know that what is being done really needs to be done and will be done carefully in a way that will cause you the fewest possible side effects. He's honest and ethical. I've had very little pain after surgeries and scars healed quickly and invisibly. Very precise. I do recommend him to friends and family.
      New Bedford, MA |
      Very straightforward. I felt like he was truly listening...appreciate his attentiveness and eye contact.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Fistula
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Sphincterotomy
      • Thoracentesis
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Albany Medical College

        Graduated in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Stamford Hospital

        Completed in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nixon's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Nixon

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients