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Jean L. Nickels, M.D.

Jean L. Nickels, M.D.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

5 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Accepting New Patients

Contact

Appointment (585) 275-5321

Locations

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Brighton

Clinton Crossings, Building H
2400 South Clinton Avenue, Suite 150
Rochester, NY 14618

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Rochester

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
601 Elmwood Avenue, Room 5-1200
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Dr. Jean Nickels is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology with an additional appointment as an Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Nickels is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her rehabilitation residency at the University of Ro...
Dr. Jean Nickels is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology with an additional appointment as an Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Nickels is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her rehabilitation residency at the University of Rochester. She is a board certified physiatrist. Dr. Nickels provides comprehensive inpatient rehabilitative care to patients with new functional impairments such as stroke, amputation, spinal cord injury or Multiple Sclerosis. She provides consultative services to nursing home clients. Dr. Nickels' approach is based on an interdisciplinary approach to patient and family centered care. She coordinates medical, therapy and social services and equipment needs for individuals with disabilities. She provides evidenced based education to medical students, Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation resident physicians, therapists and community-based stroke support groups.

Certified Specialties

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 1990 - 1993

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 1989 - 1990

Education

MD | Medical College of Wisconsin. 1989

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

5.0 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

She is the best there is.

Jan 22, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Nickels is an exceptional doctor - If only HALF of the doctors were like her, this would improve health care dramatically.However, my experience with other doctors and the experiences of everyone I know says that doctors like her are quite rare Indeed.

Aug 21, 2023

5.0 stars

Very attentive to my specific descriptions of pain to my wrist.

Dec 17, 2022

5.0 stars

Her examination & recommendation was VERY thorough.

Jul 29, 2022

5.0 stars

A++

Jun 02, 2022