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Ivan R. Nichols M.D.

Ivan R. Nichols M.D.

(714) 628-3350
Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine
  • Affiliations
    St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
    Practice Started
    1973
    Date Appointed
    1991
    Primary Office
    2501 E. Chapman Ave.,
    Suite 204
    Orange, CA 92869
    Web Page:
    www.sjhmg.org

    Education & Training

    Education
    Medical School: University of Utah - 1972
    Internship: Orange County Medical Center - 1973
    Areas of Expertise
    Dr. Ivan Nichols entered the field of medicine in order to be able to render informative and compassionate medical care to his community. He feels rewarded in his practice and enjoys the one-on-one involvement with people in need. Dr. Nichols received his medical degree from University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then completed his internship at Orange County Medical Center in Orange, California. Within his practice, Dr. Nichols maintains a special interest and expertise in dermatology, with loss and women?s healthcare. In his free time, Dr. Nichols enjoys motorcycle riding, water sports, carpentry and spending time with his family, which includes eight children and many grandchildren. Other languages spoken: Spanish

    Accepted Health Plans

    EPO - AETNA ELECT CHOICE
    EPO - COVENTRY (FORMERLY CCN/FIRST HEALTH
    HMO - AETNA GOLDEN MEDICARE
    HMO - BLUE SHIELD LOCAL ACCESS PLUS
    HMO - BLUE SHIELD NETVALUE
    HMO - BLUE SHIELD SAVENET
    HMO - CHOC HEALTH ALLIANCE
    HMO - HEALTH NET SENIORITY PLUS
    HMO - MEDICAL CALOPTIMA
    HMO - UNITED HEALTHCARE OF CA
    MCA - MEDICARE ASSIGN
    MCD - MEDICAID
    MDA - MEDICARE ASSIGN
    MED - MEDICARE/MEDICAID
    POS - AETNA - MANAGED CARE CHOICE
    POS - BLUE CROSS PLUS (POS)
    POS - BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA (POS)
    POS - CIGNA
    POS - HEALTH NET
    POS - PACIFICARE POS (UNITED HEALTHCARE)
    PPO - ANTHEM BLUE CROSS
    PPO - PREFERRED HEALTH NETWORK (PPONEXT)
    PPO - UNITED HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
    MCR - MEDICARE
    PPO - AFFILIATED HEALTH FUNDS
    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: 066821
    Blue Cross: 1BG019
    Blue Shield: 00G248100
    Blue Shield 65+: 6S0008
    Blue Shield CHOICE (Medicare): QE0134
    CIGNA: 380309
    Health Net: 3203012375
    Health Net Senior: 5147012375
    SCAN: 086322548
    United Healthcare: 0183460009

    Physician Bio

    Philosophy of Care
    I became a physician because I wanted to give compassionate care to others. I enjoy the one-on-one relationships I develop with my patients, and enjoy the time spent providing service to them.

    Hobbies
    In my free time, I enjoy motorcycle riding, water sports, carpentry and spending time with my family, which includes eight children and many grandchildren.

    Areas of Interest

    Birth Control
    Male Health
    Wound Care
    Circumcisions
    Erectile Dysfunction
    Skin Biopsy
    Weight Loss
    Urgent Care