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David E. Nicklin, MD

David E. Nicklin, MD Physician

Medical Director, Penn Family Care

Dr. Nicklin is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. David E. Nicklin

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issue from 2005 through 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Family Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine, 1984

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nicklin is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Lowe RA, Localio AR, Schwarz DF, Williams S, Tuton LW, Maroney S, Nicklin D, Goldfarb N, Vojta DD, Feldman HI: Association between primary care practice characteristics and emergency department use in a medicaid managed care organization Medical Care 43 (8): 792-800,2005.

Lowe RA, Maroney S, Williams S, Schwarz D, Tuton L, Localio JR, Nicklin D, Feldman HI: Has managed care improved accessibility of urgent care for Medicaid patients? AcademyHealth 2004 Annual Research Meeting (San Diego, CA) : 2004.

Lowe RA, Nicklin D, Maroney S, Localio AR, Schwarz D, Williams S, Tuton LW, Feldman HI: Primary Care Practices May Lack the Capacity To Adequately Treat Asthma Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Western Regional Research Forum : 2004.

Lowe RA, Localio JR, Schwarz D, Williams S, Tuton L, Maroney S, Nicklin DE, Feldman HI: Characteristics of primary care practices affect patients’ emergency department use Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting (Boston, MA) : 2003.

Lowe RA, Localio JR, Schwarz D, Williams S, Tuton L, Maroney S, Nicklin DE, Feldman HI: Characteristics of primary care practices affect patients’ emergency department use Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Western Regional Research Forum : 2003.

Nicklin DE: Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding Office Emergencies : 2003.

Lowe RA, Localio JR, Schwarz D, Williams S, Tuton L, Maroney S, Nicklin DE, Feldman HI: Characteristics of primary care practices affect patients' emergency department use Academic Emergency Medicine 10 (5): 512,2003.

Nicklin DE: Chest Pain Office Emergencies : 2002.

Nicklin DE: Medicine and religion New England Journal of Medicine 343 (18): 1340; author reply 1341-2,2000.

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Alternate Providers Accepting New Patients

Dr. Nicklin is not accepting new patients at this time. Alternate providers who are accepting new patients: