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Dr. Brian Nichols, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.3 (16)
Map Pin Small Boulder, CO
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Brian Nichols, MD

Dr. Brian Nichols, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Boulder, CO. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Nichols an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Nichols works at Practice in Boulder, CO. They frequently treat conditions like Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Lacrimal Gland Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nichols' Office Locations

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    Boulder Eye Surgeons PC
    4745 Arapahoe Ave Ste 100, Boulder, CO 80303 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 444-3000

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Dry Eyes
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Autoimmune Diseases
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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Vascular Disease
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Canthotomy
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eye Examination
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Laser Cataract Surgery
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Strabismus Surgery
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    3.3
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    About Dr. Brian Nichols, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699727172
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Iowa
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Brian Nichols, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nichols is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nichols has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nichols has seen patients for Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Lacrimal Gland Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nichols on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Nichols. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nichols.

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