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Don Weber Nicholson, OD
Optometry
Accepts New Patients
portal
Locations
About

Dr. Nicholson earned his optometry degree from Northeastern State University, College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK.

 

He later finished further education at the University of Houston College of Optometry completing the Concentrated Ocular Therapeutics Course and the Glaucoma Specialist Course.

 

Dr. Nicholson is married and has two children, one a graduate of Texas A&M University and one in the class of 2019. In his free time, he enjoys yardwork, hiking and fishing. 



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna-Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna-Choice POS II
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Aetna-Elect Choice
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Aetna-Health Network Only
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Aetna-Health Network Option
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Aetna-HMO
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Aetna-Managed Choice
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Aetna-Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna-Open Access HMO
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Aetna-Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna-Open Access Select
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Aetna-Open Choice PPO
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Aetna-QPOS
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Aetna-Select SM
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Aetna-US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield-Traditional
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Healthscope-DART ACO Flex Plus
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Healthscope-DART ACO Flex
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Humana-ChoiceCare
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Humana-ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana-Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana-Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana-Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana-National POS
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Medicare-Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad-Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan-HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan-PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan-2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan-ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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Scott & White Health Plan-SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan-SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan-RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan-BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Superior Vision-Superior Vision
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP)-TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP)-TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare-Tricare Extra
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Tricare-Tricare Prime
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Tricare-Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth-AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth-Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth-Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth-Charter POS
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UnitedHealth-CHIP
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UnitedHealth-Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth-Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth-Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth-Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth-Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth-Core EPO
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UnitedHealth-Core HMO
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UnitedHealth-Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth-Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth-Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth-Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth-Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth-Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth-Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth-Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth-Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth-Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth-NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth-Options PPO
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UnitedHealth-PPO
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UnitedHealth-Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth-Select +
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UnitedHealth-Select EPO
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UnitedHealth-Select HMO
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UnitedHealth-Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth-STAR
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UnitedHealth-STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth-STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth-UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Education: OD, Northeastern State University (1990)
  • Residency: Optometry, Triad Eye Medical Clinic (1991)
  • Internship: Optometry, Triad Eye Medical Clinic (1991)
Certifications
  • Optometry - American Board of Optometry
Reviews(259)
Overall: 4.70*
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Mar 31, 2019
always polite and easy to talk to
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Mar 28, 2019
He was nice and when I asked a question he explained it.
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Mar 28, 2019
Dr. Nicholson is very thorough in making certain that he reviews my past tests with my current tests. He answers all my questions and is thoroughly knowledgeable about my condition. I am very fortunate to have Dr Nicholson as my provider of care.
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Mar 26, 2019
Many years of use.
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Nicholson was very personable and conducted his examination very thoroughly; letting me know I had minor cataracts on both eyes and a tiny spot on my left eye (freckle) that I did not previously know about. The staff prior to Dr. Nicholson was also very thorough in preparing for his exam.
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Mar 22, 2019
Dr Nicholson is always courteous, caring, and professional.
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Mar 21, 2019
Very enjoyable visit.
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Mar 19, 2019
Dr. Nicholson has always been a very professional and caring individual. I have nothing but, respect for this great doctor.
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Mar 15, 2019
love Dr. Nicholson. Very kind, nice and caring.
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Mar 15, 2019
very professional, explains things clearly, kind
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Mar 14, 2019
Easy In & Out... Provided eye exam that said I still did not need prescription glasses YET and that my eyes were in good shape for being nearly 65 years old.
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Mar 12, 2019
friendly, quick but not rushed
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Mar 12, 2019
been seeing Dr Nickelson for years. although he is very shy, I really like him. very thorough.
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Mar 12, 2019
He was very good at his job.
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Mar 5, 2019
Generally pleased, bu always room for improvement.
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Mar 5, 2019
The doctor was thorough and made me feel comfortable. He is very professional.
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Mar 5, 2019
He listened
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Mar 5, 2019
professional and to the point, but friendly and caring
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Mar 5, 2019
I had an appointment for a yearly check-up. But I went in with an eye infection. He took immediate action. Today I am fine.
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Feb 28, 2019
He provided excellent information and suggestions.
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Feb 25, 2019
Dr. Nicholson showed concern about my condition and provided excellent care as always.
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Feb 23, 2019
GOOD
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Feb 19, 2019
very satisfied would come back
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Feb 19, 2019
He is very caring answer all questions
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Feb 16, 2019
good
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Feb 14, 2019
eEveryone was very nice & professional.
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Feb 8, 2019
well pleased with this visit
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Feb 7, 2019
Excellent!
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Feb 7, 2019
has a great bedside manner. very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly.
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Feb 7, 2019
I felt the doctor was very thoughtful and thorough.
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Feb 5, 2019
Excellent doctor. Has taken very good care of me over the years.
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Feb 5, 2019
undivided attention which I really appreciate!
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Feb 5, 2019
Really like him.
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Jan 31, 2019
Very thorough exam.
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Jan 31, 2019
very through and provided services with sincere care!
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Jan 29, 2019
Dr. Nicholson is very polite and very knowledgeable. He always discuss with me and explains to me my care. He is a very good Dr. I truly trust him and I do recommend him to my family. Thank you
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Jan 29, 2019
excellent doctor
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Jan 29, 2019
He has been exceptional.
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Jan 25, 2019
it was an excellent experience. Everything was very timely and efficient and am very pleased with Dr. Nicholson and his staff.
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Jan 25, 2019
excellent
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Jan 25, 2019
Excellent care and consideration
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Jan 22, 2019
Great care as usual!
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Jan 22, 2019
very good and care about you
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Jan 22, 2019
in healthcare no one is a 10
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Jan 18, 2019
very good service.
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Jan 15, 2019
outstanding
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Jan 15, 2019
totally outstanding
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Jan 11, 2019
Dr. Nicholson and his staff are excellent representatives of the Scott & White Health Care community for their caring, empathy and professionalism.
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Jan 11, 2019
Very professional and thorough .Friendly and courteous.
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Jan 8, 2019
great
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Jan 8, 2019
I really don\'t have anything to say everything was great
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Jan 7, 2019
I\'ve seen him for my yearly eye checks for many years!
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Dec 31, 2018
Went in to get check for my right eye and found out through their exams that my left eye was in need of care as well.
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Dec 18, 2018
everything was excellent
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Dec 18, 2018
This was a great visit and experience.
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Dec 18, 2018
very good
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Dec 14, 2018
The doctor was very helpful with everything and was able to let us know how she was doing.
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Dec 14, 2018
Attentive, professional, knowledgeable.
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Dec 11, 2018
courteous and caring and effective
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Dec 4, 2018
Seems like a very competent doctor.
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Dec 4, 2018
very pleased
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Nov 29, 2018
I have absolutely no complaints. There was no stress in any kind of way with this appointment.
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Nov 27, 2018
Dr Nicholson is very competent.
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Nov 26, 2018
Dr. is very helpful and friendly
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Nov 26, 2018
I will definitely be staying with my providers at Scott and White. thanks to your employees
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Nov 21, 2018
as I mentioned I really am I really appreciate all my friends at Scott & White and I love you all very much thank you for all your help my wonderful family and friends from Scott & White
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Nov 21, 2018
He is a great one
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Nov 20, 2018
good
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Nov 14, 2018
very knowledgeable, kind, and reassuring. ,
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