Dr. Wendell Nickerson, DO

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Dr. Nickerson

Calvary Medical Center

450 NEW CREATION RD Newark, MO 63458

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(660) 284-4300

Dr. Wendell Nickerson, DO is a Family Medicine Specialist in Newark, MO and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from A T Sill U Hlth Sci Kirksville Coll Osteo Med medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Hannibal Regional Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nickerson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Nickerson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Breast Exam
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Menopause
  • Mole Removal
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pap Smear
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stitches
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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Dr. Nickerson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Healthcare USA
HealthLink PPO
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Managed Care
Special Needs Plan SNP
Missouri Care
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (10)
  • Explained conditions well (10)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr. Nickerson is an experienced and thoughtful family physician with years of emergency experience as well. He is a great listener and considers the patients needs holistically. He often offers options to his patients and discusses best practice.
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Happy Sojourner in Kirksville, MO – Dec 15, 2018
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Dr. Nickerson is caring, compassionate, stays up to date and listens to his patients. He always tries to consider what are the best options for the patient. He has been our physician for many years and we are very thankful.
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Berrys in Kirksville, MO – Sep 29, 2016
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Dr. Wendell Nickerson, DO is a Family Medicine Specialist in Newark, MO and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from A...Read more


  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy


Internship Hospital
Phelps Co Regl Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
A T Sill U Hlth Sci Kirksville Coll Osteo Med
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Wendell Nickerson, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Nickerson frequently treats Arthritis, Confusion, and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nickerson treats.

Where is Dr. Wendell Nickerson, DO's office located?

Dr. Nickerson's office is located at 450 NEW CREATION RD, Newark, MO 63458. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Calvary Medical Center

Calvary Medical Center450 NEW CREATION RD Newark, MO 63458

Affiliated Hospitals

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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Columbia, MO

Hannibal Regional Hospital

Hannibal, MO

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average