Dr. Romaine Nichols Jr, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Romaine Nichols Jr, MD
Dr. Nichols is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Georgetown University in 1983 and his Medical degree from Georgetown in 1988. Prior to joining UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, he served as medical director of the Bay Medical Regional Cancer Center in Panama City, Florida. He is the author or coauthor of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications. His work has appeared in a number of high impact journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics and Acta Oncologica. A University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology faculty member since 2008, he serves as the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Principal Investigator for both the Jacksonville and Gainesville campuses. A radiation oncologist for more than 22 years, Dr. Nichols specializes in treating cancers of the prostate, lung and pancreas.

University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

2015 Jefferson St

Jacksonville, FL 32206

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Dr. Romaine Nichols Jr, MD

Dr. Romaine Nichols Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

Each patient deserves the best possible chance of cure. We take the necessary time so that our patients have a full understanding of the treatment options available to them. The radiotherapy facility at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute offers true state of the science radiotherapy technology. I am proud to serve as a physician at this practice.
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Dr. Nichols Jr' Experience

Dr. Nichols Jr' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Radiation Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

Dr. Nichols Jr does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer


  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Therapy
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Georgetown University College Of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Monmouth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Dr. Nichols Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols Jr to family and friends
based on 42 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Nichols Jr' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Franklin, TN |
Great Doc with fun personality. Will give you the time to discuss any issues you have.
in Loudon Tennessee |
Hard to find enough words to express the gratitude respect and admiration for Dr. Nichols. He took me from some of the darkest and scariest days of my life to a new respect and appreciation for life itself . His knowledge ,experience,professionalism and great sense of humor will never be forgotten.
in Orlando, FL |
I consider Dr. Nichols Jr. a special friend that has taken great care of me in the follow up sessions after my treatment in the newly opened Proton Center in 2006. I thank him for all the courteous exams and explanation of everything that happened and the great results of the treatment. Gary Goetsch
in Lutherville |
Dr. Nichols is a well prepared, thoughtful,& compassionate Rad-iation Oncologist. He takes the time to answer patient ques-tions based upon medical re-search. He answers patients questions in a scholarly,plain and easy to understanding man-ner. He is confident and thorough based upon his ext-ensive experience supported by research. I was pleased to have him guide the team providing my medical care. I believe anyone would be glad to have Dr. Charles Nichols as their physician. C.Kuebler, FACHE
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Dr. Nichols Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nichols Jr has admitting privileges

Uf Health Jacksonville
655 W 8th St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
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