Dr. William Nichols, MD

Dr. William Nichols, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Nichols, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

300 Homer Ave

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Chronic Neck Pain
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more than 41% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 32% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
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more than 29% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nichols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichols' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nichols to family and friends
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Dr. Nichols' Performance
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Dr. Nichols accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.