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Dr. Nicholas Onken, OD

Optometry*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Nicholas Onken, OD

Dr. Nicholas Onken, OD is an Optometrist in Birmingham, AL. They graduated from NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY. Dr. Onken, completed a residency at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Patients rated Dr. Onken an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Onken works at Practice in Birmingham, AL with other offices in Vienna, VA and Hoover, AL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California 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. Onken's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1716 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 975-2020
  2. 2
    Schaeffer Eye Center
    2019 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 328-2020
  3. 3
    Office
    1950 Old Gallows Rd Ste 520, Vienna, VA 22182 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 328-2020
  4. 4
    Schaeffer Eye Center
    1686 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 979-2020

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    Specialties*
    • Optometry

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    • English, Spanish
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    • 1639506397
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • California State University Long Beach
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Nicholas Onken, OD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Onken is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Onken accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Onken. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Onken.

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