Colleen M. Nugent, MD

Colleen M. Nugent, MD

4.9 
344 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
Georgetown University School of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
344 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

109 Reviews
October 26, 2019

Dr Nugent is always extremely attentive and helpful. she answers all my questions and takes personal time with her patients. she wonderful. it's like talking to a trusted friend!

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October 10, 2019

Great service and care provided at all levels

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October 01, 2019

I'm very happy with Dr Nugent. This is the second time I've seen her and she spends a good amount of time with me explaining how to help my ailments. I really appreciated the explanation on how my diabetes medicines work.

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September 26, 2019

Dr. Colleen Nugent is absolutely fantastic!

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September 04, 2019

dr Nugent reviewed my chart prior to our first meeting, was knowledgeable on my concerns, and realistic about my situation, I have a thyroid issue which has made symptoms difficult. . She was very easy to talk with, and concerned for my well being. not only do I have a plan going forward, she encouraged me to reach out with an update in 6-8 weeks. told me the best way to communicate, and said to call her nursing assistant if I had a question, or needed anything while she was in clinic. I felt HEARD!!!! Grateful to find a doctor who spent genuine time with me, and validated my symptoms.

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August 29, 2019

Dr. Nugent is the best physician I have ever had. She is attentive, thorough, never rushes me out, and is so compassionate. I get the best care. Dr Nugent has one critical skill that many doctors lack-

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August 27, 2019

Dr. Nugent is a gem!!!

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August 26, 2019

I have complete faith in Dr. Nugent. She always takes the time to listen and helps me find solutions.

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August 22, 2019

I just recommended her to someone the other day!

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August 22, 2019

Dr Nugent is the best pcp I have ever had. I am so grateful to have found her!

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August 15, 2019

Dr. Nugent is the best physician I've ever had. She's insightful, knowledgeable, helpful, attentive and kind. I trust her completely.

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July 26, 2019

Exceptionally good provider and office.

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July 22, 2019

I really appreciated the time spent with me. This is the first time I saw this provider & I had confidence in her almost immediately. She is an excellent physician.

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July 16, 2019

*Dr. Nugent is so caring and thoughtful. She listens carefully and understands my conditions and concerns. She knows my history and is not afraid to try new approaches. She keeps up with current advances in medicine and discusses options with me. She is a shinning star.

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July 11, 2019

*Dr. Nugent is an outstanding physician - listens, synthesizes, develops appropriate plans.

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June 24, 2019

i have the utmost confidence in Dr. Nugent and would not consider anyone else for my PCP!

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June 24, 2019

if there was an outstanding rating I would much prefer to use that for Dr. Nugent. Very Good' doesn't cut it. Dr. Nugent goes above and beyond in her compassion, explanations and practice.

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June 24, 2019

I feel completely at ease and free to raise any questions and impressed by the competence of my physician to answer all questions.

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June 21, 2019

good

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June 18, 2019

*Dr. Nugent is considerate, a great listener, and a great problem solver.

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Nugent was simply amazing. Dr. Nugent was very caring and knowledgeable.

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June 06, 2019

Have recommended Dr C Nugent and she is the BEST!

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May 24, 2019

The wait time has greatly improved from last year to this year but *Dr. Nugent is worth waiting for!

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May 23, 2019

*Dr. Nugent spent adequate time with me. Provide great advice.

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May 21, 2019

Dr. Colleen Nugent is the most compassionate doctor I have ever met. She is a gem as a doctor and human being and I cannot thank her enough.

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May 15, 2019

*Dr. Colleen Nugent is exceptional! She has a relaxed but yet highly professional confident demeanor. She is compassionate respectful and a very astute listener. She is the consummate professional, everything you want in your doctor!

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May 06, 2019

Doctor Nugent has a super manner and struck just the right tone of respect for my opinions and knowledge, but at the same time being sure to give me information that I didn't have but reflected her expertise.

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April 21, 2019

Dr. Nugent is a wonderful doctor. She assimilates the various pieces of information so well and then yields an excellent recommendation. If it's a recommendation I may not feel I can comply with, she works with me to find a solution that works. She's the best.

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April 18, 2019

Dr Nugent is wonderful! I feel very comfortable that she is giving me the best information

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April 16, 2019

Very good.

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April 16, 2019

dr. colleen Nugent excellent

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March 28, 2019

Dr. Nugent is compassionate, caring and knowledgeable in every way

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March 16, 2019

Dr. Nugent is an excellent PCP. She always listens to me and explains things well. She seems to really care and want to help. She knows I am anxious around doctors and is very reassuring and kind.

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March 09, 2019

my nurse as well as Colleen Nugent were beyond attentive and thorough in the care and answers provided to my questions. wonderful experience!

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March 07, 2019

I have every confidence in Dr.Nugent & love having her as my pcp!

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March 05, 2019

all very good

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February 25, 2019

Dr. Nugent is a honest, trustworthy and caring physician. She has sincere expectations with managing our health conditions and offers coaching to keep us positive and motivated to do what we need to do for our health.

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February 19, 2019

Excellent doctor that always takes her time with you and is a very caring person.

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January 30, 2019

I've never had a more caring, compassionate and attentive physician. I feel incredibly lucky to have found Dr. Nugent.

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January 21, 2019

Dr. Nugent's concern always shines through. She is quite knowledgeable and explains things in very understandable terms. I would recommend her to others. I always feel better just in talking through my issues with her.

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January 19, 2019

Dr Nugent is the best.

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January 12, 2019

Dr. Colleen Nugent goes far and beyond to take care of her patients. She gives from the heart. She is an amazing doctor but truly touches you on a human level. Not all physicians are the same. There are not enough words to describe how wonderful she is!

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December 28, 2018

Great experience. *Dr. Nugent was very knowledgeable and very professional.

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December 27, 2018

I had never seen Dr. Nugent before and she was great. I will definitely see her again in the future!

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December 27, 2018

Dr. Nugent is truly amazing. She spends the time to build report with her patients and she demonstrates caring for her patient in every aspect

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December 18, 2018

*Dr. C. Nugent is the best & what I would expect from my doctor!

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December 18, 2018

I was very pleased with the level of care I received. I was not rushed and Dr Nugent asked questions and listened.

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November 05, 2018

Dr. Nugent is a wonder...somehow she makes me feel like I'm her only patient, though so many of my peers and acquaintances see her I know that's not true. She is gifted, compassionate and kind.

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November 03, 2018

Dr.Nugent spent more time listening to me than any other doctor I've seen in the past. Then she made her analysis, gave advice, prescriptions, & recommendations.

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October 30, 2018

Dr. Nugent and her student were rock stars.

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October 14, 2018

She had been my doctor 20 years ago. I was happy to see she had returned to practice.

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October 11, 2018

Love Dr. Nugent!

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October 06, 2018

Dr. Nugent is an excellent physician

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September 17, 2018

Dr. Nugent is the BEST!!!!

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September 16, 2018

Dr. Nugent is the rare doctor that spends time getting to know you, explains everything and I could not have asked for a better visit.

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September 15, 2018

dr Nugent is amazing - always takes time to explain

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September 13, 2018

DR. NUGENT WAS JUST STELLAR. SHE WAS SO PATIENT/SYMATHETIC/KIND WHICH ARE RARE QAULITIES TO FIND IN PHYSICIANS. SHE TRULY CARES ABOUT HER PATIENTS.

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September 04, 2018

I am happy with Dr Nugents care in person.

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September 01, 2018

dr Colleen Nugent is exactly what one would hope for in a care provider. knowledgeable,patient, and truly concerned with the patient and their heath and overall well being.

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August 18, 2018

exceptional care empathy shown not many like her very pleased

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August 09, 2018

I love dr nugent - she takes the time and explains everything and really cares

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August 05, 2018

Dr. Nugent and colleague are interested in hearing everything that I have tracked and make sure that I have a good understanding of what I can do to manage my care well.

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July 30, 2018

would very highly recommend Dr Nugent

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July 27, 2018

Dr. Nugent is exceptional. I felt at ease considering it was my first time at this practice.

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July 26, 2018

Dr Nugent is the best, and is a great listener

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July 24, 2018

Dr. Nugent is a true saint. She is by far the best doctor I could imagine and shows an unparalleled amount of care, concern, and respect for her patients. She is incredible!

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July 24, 2018

Dr. Nugent was fantastic! spent 30 min with me, thorough conversation, holistic approach to the conversation which I appreciated, great explanations, very "real" and comfortable interaction, clear plan communicated.

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July 16, 2018

Dr. Nugent was excellent in taking her time to listen and explain everything. She was prepared and new my problem and why I went to see her. I recommend her to all my friends.

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July 16, 2018

Dr. Nugent is one of the most caring doctors I have ever seen. She is extremely knowledgeable. Her skill combined with her demeanor have caused me to already recommend her to multiple people.

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July 13, 2018

I was so happy to have Dr. Nugent has my new doctor.

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July 08, 2018

Dr. Nugent is wonderful -she is very "down to earth" and personable and explains everything. I am very "at ease" with her.

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June 28, 2018

Dr. Nugent is an excellent doctor. she takes time to listen to me and explains everything in detail that I can understand.

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June 28, 2018

Dr. Nugent was great! She spent time with me to explain about my issue and make sure I understand what needs to be done. She is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

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June 22, 2018

I simple love *Dr. Nugent and despite wait time (due to other patients) I'd wait anytime for *Dr. Nugent!!

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June 19, 2018

dr. nugent was excellent and quit knowledgeable about my health issues. I will continue with her as my internal med dr.

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June 14, 2018

Dr Nugent is competent and knowledgeable and caring . I am very pleased with all aspects of her care

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June 13, 2018

Even though Dr. Nugent was running a bit behind schedule and even though I think I was one of her last patients for the day, she didn't seem rushed through my appointment, giving me the time and attention I needed and deserved.

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June 07, 2018

The experience was excellent - professional but warm.

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June 07, 2018

I was very impressed with Dr Nugent, she spent time understanding previous conditions I have, explained new concerns of mine, an overall wonderful experience!

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June 07, 2018

I love Dr. Nugent. She is an awesome provider in every regard. She takes the time to educate her patients to improve their health and wellness, which demonstrates to me that she truly cares about her patients.

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June 02, 2018

Dr. Nugent is the best doctor that I've ever had! She truely listens to my concerns and thoughtfully answers all my questions. she spent a significant amount of time and never once did I feel rushed. Dr. Nugent is never judgemental or critical. I feel that I can talk to her about anything. Truly an amazing physician and person!

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May 29, 2018

Dr. Nugent and her Assistant were helpful, professional and extremely knowledgeable.

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May 29, 2018

I have already referred patients to Dr Nugent I like her as well

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May 26, 2018

I have seen *Dr. Nugent at other practices and I followed her to this practice specifically because of the quality of care she provides and her concern & empathy.

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May 21, 2018

Dr Nugent is the BEST primary care physician I have ever had in my 50 long years. Compassionate, smart, funny, and really invests the time to listen as I fret and complain.

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May 18, 2018

Very thorough

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May 07, 2018

Dr Nugent went above and beyond to explain issue at the visit. Explained everything in simple terms making it easier to understand and ask less questions.

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May 03, 2018

By far the first time in 35 years I felt listened to and not rushed. Dr. Nugent was personable and gave me the best care.

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April 29, 2018

Dr. Nugent is always very thorough.

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April 19, 2018

Dr. Nugent is so competent, professional, and caring. I feel very lucky to be cared for by her. I tell all of my friends to make an appointment with her.

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April 19, 2018

A great experience as always

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April 01, 2018

Had a great visit. Very happy with finding a new PCP!

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March 22, 2018

Dr. Nugent spend more than enough time helping me recognize what was wrong. Amazing doctor!

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March 18, 2018

Dr. Nugent is an excellent doctor. She is knowledgeable, thorough and compassionate.

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March 17, 2018

always good

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March 17, 2018

Dr Nugent is the best!

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March 13, 2018

Dr. Nugent is outstanding. Kind, considerate, intelligent and an excellent doctor. She cares so much about her patients.

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March 13, 2018

Dr. Nugent demonstrated real concern and compassion in relation to the recent loss of my mother and the impact that this loss is having on my life and on my health.

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March 11, 2018

Dr. Colleen Nugent is outstanding. I am extremely impressed with her ability to synthesize what may seem like unrelated symptoms/situations and finding solutions. I am also impressed with her willingness to direct me to the appropriate resource/specialist AND work with that person so I don't feel so alone in trying to coordinate my own care. The model of today is to put the patient in charge of his/her own care and many times that makes no sense - the patient doesn't have the education or distance to make appropriate decisions and where to go for what. There's nothing worse than hearing "you could do this or you could do that". While it is good to hear the options, I really need to come to conclusion with next steps WITH my doctor, not to be sent off to figure it out by myself. Dr. Nugent works with you and makes you feel that she IS your advocate. That's how it SHOULD be.

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March 11, 2018

I like Dr. Nugent very much! She is thoughtful about trearment and geniunely concerned. Very good follow-up. I am very happy with my care!

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March 06, 2018

Dr. Nugent is (by far) the best doctor I've ever had (and I have a long history of serious health issues). She is kind, patient, thorough, empathetic, knowledgeable and trustworthy. The amount of time she spends with patients is unbelievable and exceptional. She explores many options for care, explains each thoroughly, and answers all questions thoughtfully. Truly, the best care provider I could ever have asked for. I wholeheartedly and regularly recommend her to anyone I can.

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March 04, 2018

Dr.Nugent is an excellent physician! She truly listens to me and answers all my questions. I LOVE her!

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February 11, 2018

Colleen Nugent is fantastic. She has a great rapport with her patients. She is very thorough and doesn't rush through the annual visit. You feel you are getting complete care with her. I actually look forward to seeing her and have recommended her to others who agree that she is a concerned, knowledgable physician with excellent patient communication skills.

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February 11, 2018

Dr. Nugent spent a great deal of time with my elderly aunt. She showed concern, was very thorough, and offered easily understandable instructions and explanations.

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February 07, 2018

xcellent

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February 06, 2018

Dr. Nugent is the best!!!

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January 31, 2018

*Dr. Nugent is the best primary care doctor I have ever had. I trust her and know she cares about me!

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Nugent was amazing, she explained my diagnostic using a paper and pen as this was the easiest way for her to show me what was going on with my symptoms. MD made sure I understood everything she was telling me.

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January 14, 2018

Best experience.The care provider was polite, took her time and explain everything

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