Jennifer L. Nichols, MD

Jennifer L. Nichols, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Practice Focus Areas

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

109 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

115 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols listens to your concerns and is willing to answer questions. I feel like she is concentrating on me and not thinking about the next patient she has to see.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very knowledgeable and she listens to you.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols was wonderful in every way

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Exellent. Doctor Takes timesavers needed

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Very good doctor

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols was very attentive & thorough

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Professional, personal level and caring.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Very professional in every way.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Dr Jennifer Nichols is ver thorough and knowledgeable. She lets you ask questions and listens to all concerns.

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November 08, 2020

4.0

Very informative and I always learn more.

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November 08, 2020

4.0

No seizures since using them.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Listens to everything you want answered. She cares!

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November 04, 2020

4.0

Dr Nicholas did a great job examining me,

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Her thoroughness and willingness to listen to our concerns (and try to address them).

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols takes time to answer our questions.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

She is great, listens, explains well.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

So far, happy

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr.Nichols is knowledgeable about Parkinson's and has a reason for whatever malady that I ask her about.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Doctor Nichols was friendly and thorough . She explained issues very well. The doctor did an excellent job of listening. She was responsive to my needs and concerns. Her summaries of our visits are excellent.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Friendly staff who are willing to help and direct. Did not feel like I was being rushed. The doctor was thorough and informative

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October 29, 2020

5.0

She always takes time with us, and gas done a wonderful job of managing Bob's symptoms

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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October 27, 2020

5.0

I think sad she's an excellent Neurologist! ?üòä

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October 27, 2020

5.0

I really like my Neurologist, Dr.Jennifer Nichols.?üòä

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very professional, knowledgeable and listens to her patients

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October 23, 2020

5.0

My health needs have been met with professionalism, Knowledge and a caring attitude.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Jenny is excellent!

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Jenny is very professional, thorough, communicates well ... Couldn't ask for anything better!

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October 12, 2020

4.0

She addressed all of my issues and provided potential solutions for each.

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October 12, 2020

4.0

Professional and knowledgeable care

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols Demonstrates a caring attitude towards her patients and family. She answers all of your questionsAnd addresses any concerns you may have. We are very lucky to have found her.

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October 09, 2020

4.0

I've only seen her twice. I was a patient of Dr. Pallone for 5 yrs. I recommended several people to her.

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October 09, 2020

4.0

I have seen 3 neurologists in that dept. and feel confident with all three.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

She was. Very thorough and understanding.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

She took a great deal of time with us and showed concern.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols took the time to ask questions & answer questions.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Staff is friendly, helpful & professional. The hospital is clean & in tip top shape.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols was very thorough and I've had very good experiences at Northwestern

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September 30, 2020

5.0

She spends time with my mom and listens. Never is in a rush to move on.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Love our neurologist!

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September 29, 2020

5.0

I liked the fact that we could use telehealth for our visit. She asked all of the right questions and got to the bottom of my problems.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka was very thorough with both of our appointments. We trust him very much.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

She was very thorough and took her time with me and answered all of my questions.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichol was very thorough and answered all my questions. She did a very good exam

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols is always great to explain my questions and is thorough in her care.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Have always been well cared for and had great follow up.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr very informative. Took her time did not feel rushed. Explained and answered my questions and concerns. Gave me a new plan of meds to address my problem. I was very impressed with Dr Nichols

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Very pleasant courteous visit. Very informative and not a rushed exam.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Thorough exam. Asked me questions and listened to my responses. Explained everything and reviewed it.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Friendly, thorough exam, patient with me

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Love this Dr! Very understanding, compassionate and courageous too. Won't go to anyone else now!

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Efficient intelligent thorough

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Very personable staff

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols is very knowledgeable, patient, friendly, listens. Staff are very friendly and efficient and knowledgeable. PT and OT staff really know their stuff and are very encouraging. I wish I were still in the middle of therapy. It is a center of excellence for Parkinson's and it shows

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols has been an answer to our prayers! She is kind, polite, professional, understanding, relatable, truly listens to what you have to say. We could not be more pleased with her as our daughter's Neurologist!

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Everyone is so very professional and helpful with anything and everything we could possibly need. Would highly recommend.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

I would not be likely to recommend unless I was specifically asked.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Thoughts

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very done. Questtion. Alll andwered

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Couldn't have asked for better Neurological evaluation.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Staff was very cordial. Dr.Nichols was thorough. Answered all questions to satisfaction.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Great Dr.took almost one hour with all the tests

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August 29, 2020

5.0

We like her. She talks to my husbands. She is patient with him.

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August 29, 2020

5.0

We are so impressed with her. She is so knowledgeable and easy to talk to. She always takes time to answer any questions we have. She always tells us to call if we need anything.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

She makes me very comfortable with her care

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August 28, 2020

5.0

I feel very comfortable with my doctor and feel she is very on top of my health needs

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August 26, 2020

5.0

The doctor know my background and answered al my question

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August 25, 2020

5.0

She was very easy to talk to.

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August 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very thorough and knowledgeable. She gave me a great deal of confidence I am now on the right track to treat my Parkinson

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August 22, 2020

5.0

Everyone was guite helpful. Also, Dr. Nichols was very good. She took time to explain everything in detail and answered any question we asked.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols it's very well-informed and I have a sense she genuinely cares about her patients.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

Very happy, she asks the right questions and is very thorough on her examination and tells you what your are to help you.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

She a great doctors She listens to your concerns

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August 09, 2020

5.0

Very attentive... listens! Be happy with my experience with the practice

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Explains everything thoroughly and very knowledgeable. Takes time with you and listens as well.

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August 04, 2020

5.0

She really cares how you are doing and offers great information. Never rushes you.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols takes time for a very complete physical exam of patient and explains everything in detail to patient and family.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

She is a good doctor.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

My last appointment s have been virtual and she made it work.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr.Nichols is patient, professional, knowledgeable and caring.

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July 26, 2020

5.0

She was nice, caring and listening with answers that help.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols is kind and patient and well versed in the latest neuroscience.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Very happy with quality of care.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

She is truly interested in helping the patient. Listens very well and explains everything clearly. I trust Dr Nichols.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

All our questions answered in a friendly and positive manner. Advised to call if any problems should arise.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

High interest level. Clear communication. Smart. Asks good questions

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Nichols is very professional and concerned about her patients. Also she takes her time to find out about your health concerns.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

She is wonderful!! Is never in a hurry- makes us feel as though she has personal interest in us. Explains all medications and reason for prescribing. Is very easy to talk to about problems that are quite personal to the patient!

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July 08, 2020

5.0

She listens attentively and responds with helpful comments. She has been extremely helpful with regulating my meds.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols listens to you and is capable of putting terminology into layman's form. She's an excellent provider.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Thorough exams, extremely knowledgeable, spells out all the options, great positive manner, shares info with patient so patient can participate in healing. Have recommended her to friends, to speak at ET Support Group. SO THANKFUL to have her treating me.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

She is wonderful & worked very hard to get my essential tremor shaking much less & less!

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July 06, 2020

5.0

She is a good Neurologist.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

I like my Neurology doctor very much.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Thorough caring

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Friendly, on top ready to help. Knowledgeable MD's & staff. We love dr Nichols. She makes us feel like we can ask her any question. We like her ability to make us feel like we are part of the treatment plan. She is very thorough.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Was very pleased with my time with Dr. Nichols. She was extremely thorough, listenened to my concerns and treated me and my husband with respect.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols was very thorough in her examination and she was helpful in answering my questions.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Caring and understanding! Willing to listen and help the best she can! Excellent Dr!!!!!!!!!

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, explained everything Patient with questions

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Very caring

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June 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols has been awesome!

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable.Personable.Time spent.Answer concerns

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols very competent

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Simply that everything has been handled very well and very professionally

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Nichols takes her time with you and answers all my questions. Always makes sure I understand my treatment plan

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Always professional and helpful

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Doctor was thorough and informative.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Clear directions, thoughtful approach, takes plenty of time, listens, sense of humor.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nichols is very professional, knowledgeable, and through. She never rushes and listens. Im fortunate to have her for my doctor.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable!

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Take time to listen and has good advice.

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June 02, 2020

5.0

I feel safe with Dr. Nicols's knowledge and care for my father. She has a wonderful bedside manor too!

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Thorough and pleasant.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Competent and capable service.

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