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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patton Nickell is Excellent. Dr. Nickell has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

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 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


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 28 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Patton V. Nickell practice?
Dr. Patton Nickell has 3 office locations.
Dr. Patton Nickell practices Psychiatry near Pittsburgh, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Canonsburg, PA.
See Pittsburgh Psychiatrists.