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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Nikkel is Good. Dr. Nikkel has been reviewed by 51 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nikkel graduated from A.T. Still University - Kirksville. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Oak Lawn, IL
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Nikkel has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Little Company Of Mary Hospital 
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark Ryan Nikkel DO is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mark R. Nikkel practice?
Dr. Mark Nikkel has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Nikkel practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery near Oak Lawn, IL.
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