Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Lung Cancer
- Pulmonary Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals
Columbus, OH USA
Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Undergraduate - Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN USA
- Certifications:Internal Medicine- Critical Care Medicine
- Internal Medicine- Pulmonary Disease
- Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland/MetroHealth Medical CenterPulmonary Critical Care MedicineCleveland, OH USA,1995
- Residency - The Ohio State University Hospitals,Internal Medicine,Columbus, OH USA,1992
- Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health,Columbus, OH USA,1989
- Undergraduate - Purdue University,West Lafayette, IN USA,1985
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, cough, emphysema, histoplasmosis, lung cancer, pulmonary disease
Awards & Honors
- Best Doctors in America since 2011
- American Thoracic Society
- American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
- American Medical Association
Research & Publications
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196 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
16 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019
very good Dr. ! shows genuine concern for over all health
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019
One of the best doctors ever!
Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019
when I had a reaction to my flu shot I was concerned and called her office and was pleased that she returned my call immediately. That's a good doctor.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019
Good experience. Dr. N. very efficient and kindly
Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019
*Dr. Nicolacakis is excellent! She treats my asthma & sinus problems very well & is concerned for my overall health!!
Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019
*Dr. Nicolacakis is excellent! Her nursing was very caring & coordinated with her.
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
dr Nicolacakis is very kind and very professional. Not all doctors put those 2 words together. She is very special.
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
*Dr. Nicolacakis is the only physician that was able to or even tried to fix my problem. She is a fantastic doctor.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019
Doctor was outstanding: attentive, answered my questions, addressed my concerns
Reviewed on May 13, 2019
Dr Nicolacakis has followed up with me via My Chart.
Reviewed on May 7, 2019
Dr Nicolacakis is an outstanding provider. she is kind, compassionate, listens and helps one understand what their medical problem is and best treatment plan would be. She is patient with questions and empathetic . I am most grateful for the care that she has provided to myself and to my family. She is beyond outstanding!
Reviewed on May 6, 2019
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
AFTER CHECK IN IT WAS 20 MINUTES PASSED MY APPOINTMENT TIME BEFORE ISAW THE DOCTOR.
Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019
dr n is very engaging with me.
Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019
I felt that my provider was very efficient and knowledgable, yet she was kind and caring. Excellent visit
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019
I had a good experience people are friendly helpful kind Dr was very good
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