Jennifer L. Nichols, MD

Jennifer L. Nichols, MD

4.9 
635 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 2013
Internship:
UPMC Medical Education - 2014
Residency:
UPMC Medical Education (Pittsburgh) - 2017
Fellowships:
Oregon Health and Science University - 2019

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

635 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring and pleasant to work with and took her time with explanations

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August 25, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor and extremely patient oriented

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Jennifer Nicholas is very knowledgeable and hears patient concerns and complaints very thoroughly.Her Parkinson diagnosis is very accurate. She know what medication works best for each patient

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Spends time with you and listens to you about your concerns

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August 17, 2023

5.0

She is thorough and kind.

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August 05, 2023

5.0

Caring physician who is always looking for ways to improve patient’s quality of life

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August 02, 2023

5.0

very personable - very knowledgeable and able to explain complex topics in an understandable way

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August 02, 2023

5.0

As mentioned above. Very Knowledgeable, allows for questions and explanations.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Jennifer is easy to communicate with, explains things well, and excellent quality care.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Listens to patient's' input

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

She is professional, helps take care of my pain. Very friendly. But most of all, she is good at what she does!

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Excellent communication and very knowledgeable. So happy to have her as my MDS!

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July 11, 2023

5.0

She is top notch doctor!

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Please see the reasons for my score in the previous question, but I will recommend Dr. Jennifer Nichols to anyone that needs her help and my wife and I already have.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and kind

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Felt she was was very knowledgeable and sure of her knowledge of disease treatment

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols is thorough and very efficient in her examinations. She is friendly and knowledgeable.

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June 17, 2023

5.0

Great communication, obvious care for her patients.

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June 13, 2023

4.0

Very professional and personable.

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June 11, 2023

3.0

I think the doctor is quite knowledgeable. I like the treatment plan. I would have rated Dr. Nichols higher if she did not talk down to me at my appointment.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Doctor Nichols is very focused on my needs and concerns. She took her time to explain what treatment she was suggesting.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

She is very professional, caring and dedicated Doctor.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thorough.

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May 28, 2023

5.0

She knows what she is doing. Great with patients.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

She is very patient and understanding

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May 09, 2023

5.0

She goes a lot and did very little screening

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Very professional. Thoroughly explained everything.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols was very thorough and focused during my evaluation. She also gave time for me to ask questions and made sure that I understood her diagnosis.

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April 28, 2023

5.0

She is with me and asking questions and listening to me.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

She seems quite thorough and knowledgeable. Never in a rush.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Very personable and provides excellent medical diagnosis.

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April 21, 2023

5.0

Explains everything to me so I can understand

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Great doctor, very caring and always helpful

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Thorough, knowledgeable, holistic approach

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Addresses my concerns, very knowledgeable about my problems

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April 12, 2023

4.0

Noone asks me for recommedations, if anyone did I'd praise Nichols.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

She patiently explained my test results.

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Jennifer L. Nichols, MD is very caring and knowledgeable doctor. She inspect the patient very thoroughly and give perfect diagnosis about disease. I will definitely recommend any person with Parkinson disease to this doctor.

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April 05, 2023

5.0

She is caring and takes time with me.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

I consider that a professional in her medical specialty

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March 28, 2023

5.0

She is so thorough!!!

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March 28, 2023

4.0

I feel she takes very good care of me and it is very thorough.

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March 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very thorough and kind. She is patient and explains everything in detail so the patient understands (even if they don’t listen)! 🙂

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Outstanding know of movement disorders. Her treatment is effective. Offers many options of treatment. Caring and gracious.

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March 17, 2023

2.0

Not understanding patients actions and actions were unbecoming of a specialist with training in basic medicine. drs actions were inherently rude.

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March 14, 2023

5.0

She is always attentive and will give you an honest answer to your question.

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March 12, 2023

5.0

Great knowledge Great personality Genuinely cares

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols demonstrates her medical competence.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Because she takes time to listen to the patients questions and concerns

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very professional, dedicated and takes her job very seriously.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Very thorough in her explanations Also she gives you her complete time and attention and does not rush through the visit

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February 26, 2023

5.0

Dr Nichols is highly professional while also being very patient oriented and easy to talk with. I'm very pleased to have her guide and support me in my bout with Parkinson's.

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February 26, 2023

5.0

Seems genuinely concerned about her patients.

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February 23, 2023

5.0

Appreciate her skills, timely appropriate suggestions

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February 17, 2023

5.0

She is very nice , caring and informative!

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Excellent care from a very knowledgeable doctor.

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Very polite and thorough.

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and answers all your questions

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February 12, 2023

5.0

Super great in every way!she is awesome!

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February 10, 2023

5.0

She has a terrific bedside manner. Listens to my concerns and adjusts treatment accordingly.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Her Knowledge, kindness

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February 08, 2023

5.0

Outstanding and caring doctor. So knowledgeable. So confident with my treatment

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Always on time and friendly. After visit summaries are very detailed and informative.

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February 05, 2023

5.0

More concerned with typing than talking and listening

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Appreciate candid approach and practical suggestions.

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Excellent analysis of my condition, great communication, provides good treatment options.

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February 02, 2023

5.0

She is one of the most thorough doctors I’ve seen and she takes time to give thorough explanations.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Professional

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February 01, 2023

5.0

The above reasons and her nursing staff has also been very helpful to me

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February 01, 2023

5.0

She gives the reasons why she is positive of her position.

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January 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Nichols provides excellent care to her patients. She always looks to improve the patient’s quality of life. She is an exceptional physician.

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January 26, 2023

5.0

Outstanding experience.

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Knowledge and understanding

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January 21, 2023

5.0

She spends a great deal of time with me, giving me a lot of information to help me make choices about my healthcare. She writes down a detailed synopsis of what we talked about and sends it home with me, so all that information is always available to me.

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January 20, 2023

5.0

Her attention to your problems, listens and explains everything to you makes you feel like she cares

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January 12, 2023

5.0

She is very good at explaining things

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January 10, 2023

5.0

Professional at her specialty.

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Nichols spent plenty of time examining, explaining and calming my concerns. She is very knowledgeable and caring. I truly appreciated that she provided a printed summary of my visit for my records.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

Very thorough, love how detailed she is, wholistic care

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January 02, 2023

5.0

She is very detailed in explaining medical recommendations.

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Disclosures

Jennifer L. Nichols, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.