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About Dr. Richard E Nilson

Dr. Richard E Nilson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Damariscotta, ME, with other offices in Rockland, ME and Damariscotta, ME . He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Nilson has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard E Nilson is Excellent. Dr. Richard E Nilson has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard E Nilson is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Susan Haines Nilson Md

18 Belvedere Rd
Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Maine Behavioral Healthcare

12 Union St
Rockland, ME 04841
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Maine Behavioral Healthcare

24 Miles Center Way
Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Specialties

Dr. Richard E Nilson has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Mental Illness
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Clinical Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder

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I've been in therapy most my life, Dr Nilson is the best Dr I have ever had.

I currently suffer from several disorders. I have been a patient of Dr Nilsons since 1992, and Dr. Nilson is not just an amazing Psychiatrist, he is an amazing and kind human being attentive to his patients needs. I wish more Dr's that have Dr Nilsons years of experience had such a positive, and non-intimidating means of interacting with their patients. He has helped me tremendously over the years.

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Five Stars

Excellent, excellent doctor

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • The Institute Of Living

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard E Nilson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
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