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Dr. Edward Nichols, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.5 (37)
Map Pin Small Bakersfield, CA
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Edward Nichols, MD

Dr. Edward Nichols, MD is an Internist in Bakersfield, CA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. They graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina and is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. Dr. Nichols, completed a residency at Kern Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nichols an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Nichols works at Practice in Bakersfield, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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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    6001 Truxtun Ave Ste 400D, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 371-3285
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    Office
    6001 Truxtun Ave Bldg D, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 323-8477
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    Sillect Urgent Care
    4500 Morning Dr Ste 101, Bakersfield, CA 93306 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 371-3275
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    3012 Sillect Ave # C, Bakersfield, CA 93308 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 716-4703

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    3.5
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1558372896
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Kern Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Valley Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
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    Board Certifications
    • Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
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