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Robert A. Nickelson, MD

Dr. Robert A. Nickelson, MD

Medical Oncology, Hematology
Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations



  • Medical School: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology

Insurance Accepted

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AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue

Conditions Treated

Secondary Hypertension
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Thyroid Cancer
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Colorectal Cancer
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
ENT Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Peritoneal Cancer
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Eye Cancer
Breast Cancer
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Liver Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Vitamin B Deficiency
Hypercoagulable State
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Gallbladder Cancer
Lung Cancer
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Bone Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Vaginal Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Cervical Cancer
Hodgkin's Disease
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Laryngeal Cancer
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Nodular Lymphoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Ovarian Cancer
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Prostate Cancer
Acute Leukemia
Brain Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Kidney Cancer
Skin Cancer
Vertebral Column Tumors
Bladder Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Esophageal Cancer

Procedures Performed

Bone Marrow Evaluation
Cancer Screening
Erythropoietin Test
Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
Skin Screenings
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Oral Cancer Screening
Lymphoma Evaluation
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