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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patton Nickell is Excellent. Dr. Nickell has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Patton Nickell, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Nickell graduated from West Virginia University, Morgantown. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Nickell has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Forbes Regional Hospital 
  • Allegheny General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Patton VanMeter Nickell MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Patton V. Nickell practice?
Dr. Patton Nickell has 1 office location.
Dr. Patton Nickell practices Psychiatry near Pittsburgh, PA.
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