Dr. Donald Nichols, DPM

Dr. Donald Nichols, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Donald Nichols, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Wheaton, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 and specializes in podiatric surgery.

1525 N Main St

Wheaton, IL 60187

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Conditions
high
more than 89% of peers
Bunion
high
more than 84% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Nichols'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nichols "I believe in cutting edge technology merged with care and compassion. I truly believe that an informed patient is the best patient. I like to discuss the condition and the different treatment options available. I believe in exhausting conservative care before surgery should be considered in most instances."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nichols does not have any board certifications listed.

22  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ulcer of Foot

9  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Atlanta General
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Orlando General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lincoln West Hospital, Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nichols has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nichols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Nichols' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

It was my very first time seeing Dr. Nichols on Wednesday he immediately knew what was wrong with my aching feet for almost 2 years of suffering. Ive been to several doctors, orthopedic surgeons, specialist. I do suffer from back issues which all the doctors told me that was the cause of my...more
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Although Dr. Nichols is an excellent practitioner, his billing office is the exact opposite. We received past due statements 1 year after we had paid our bill in full. While trying to resolve this (the billing office does not return phone calls) we were sent to collections for a mis-applied...more
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He makes you feel so at ease, kind, caring & just a terrific person. I had been to many Doctors for my problem & Dr Nichols went beyond the obvious & schedule tests to see if there was an underlying problem. My Internist just wanted to put a bandaid on the problem, so to speak. Love Dr Nichols??
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