Lindsey E. Nicol M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (301 Ratings, 72 Comments)


  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Endocrinology (Pediatric)


  • B.S., University of Washington, Seattle Washington 1997
  • M.D., University of Washington, Seattle Washington 2004
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 2007
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 2010
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics, 2007
    • American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology, 2010


Dr. Nicol has a special interest in diagnosing and treating pediatric bone diseases including those with Osteogenesis Imperfecta and other inheritable disorders of bone fragility. She has clinics both at the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Shriner’s Hospital in Portland OR.

Dr. Nicol also cares for children with diabetes and endocrine disorders of involving the pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands as well as disorders of sexual development. She also helps with the hormonal transition of children with the diagnosis of gender dysphoria.

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Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (301 Ratings, 72 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Dec 28, 2019

    Very kind and thorough.

  • Dec 21, 2019

    Hi, Dr. Nicol has always been super helpful and professional and we look forward to our visits and would definitely recommend her.

  • Dec 17, 2019

    Dr. Nicol is excellent—informed, responsive.

  • Nov 12, 2019

    He was very kind and attentive answered our questions.

  • Nov 10, 2019

    The Dr. And her team were very knowledgeable. Everyone listened and treated us with compassion and honesty. My concerns were taken seriously and addressed.

  • Nov 09, 2019

    Dr. Nicol is easy to talk to and very responsive to messages. She gets back to you on the test result almost immediately*

  • Nov 01, 2019

    Dr Nichol was extremely friendly, professional and thorough with her examination. We didn’t feel rushed during the visit. She came to the appointment well prepared on our daughter’s case and took the time to provide us detailed explanations and helped us understand her test results and X-ray. An absolutely fantastic experience!!!

  • Oct 26, 2019

    We love Dr. Nichol. She is direct and friendly and show a lot of care for her patients.

  • Oct 07, 2019

    My experience with Dr. Nicol is amazing. She and her assistant Jacob were great not assistant, the student in training school also seem to be doctor was amazing and they both were great team and assisted my daughter and all the needs that she had needed to be all the needs that needed to be discussed and I got great feedback. I was heard. I was great given positive energy to continue to do my best with my daughter after I left the building and I am grateful that my daughter's patient is a patient of Dr. Nicol and thank you so much and I plan to keep seeing Dr. Nicol in the future and I highly recommend her she does an amazing job.

  • Oct 05, 2019

    Dr. Nicol is incredible. We spent much of the drive home talking about how much we appreciate her. Amazing communication across several complicated subjects. She gets both the medical and the emotional side of a discussion.

  • Sep 16, 2019

    OHSU is extremely understanding and takes a lot of care in their work.

  • Sep 14, 2019

    Dr. Nicol has been & will always be the most trusted doctor at Doernbecher. She has been with us since our kiddo was 2 months old. Her level of experience, honesty & integrity has meant the world to this family having an extremely medically fragile kiddo.

  • Sep 12, 2019

    We had a very good visit!

  • Aug 23, 2019

    I didn't hear a beep. Lindsay Nichols is (INAUDIBLE) very competent and (INAUDIBLE) that need to be made, she works wonderful with my son - the only*

  • Aug 21, 2019

    We love Dr Nicol! She is amazing! Also Joanie is the best. They are always available and answer any question. They take very good care of my son. Also the girl at the front desk is awesome but I don’t know her name. Every appointment every time!

  • Aug 14, 2019

    We are always treated with kindness and respect. Have never had any problems or concerns.

  • Aug 09, 2019

    The provider and all the staff were kind and caring. They took the time to explain everything when it came to my daughters care plan. They answered all questions and made us feel comfortable.

  • Aug 08, 2019

    We absolutely adore my daughter's provider. I only wish she could stay with her as a adult.

  • Aug 05, 2019

    Lindsey is a devoted and dedicated doctor. She helps me and my family feel comfortable in managing my type 1 diabetes.

  • Jul 29, 2019

    Dr. Nicol is warm and friendly. It is obvious that she is very familiar with my child and comes across as extremely intelligent. You really couldn't ask for any more in a doctor.

  • Jul 24, 2019

    I like it. It is professional friendly and attentive to listen.

  • Jul 08, 2019

    Dr. Nichol was wonderful in explaining options and treatment

  • Jul 01, 2019

    very good and listens well

  • Jun 08, 2019

    Dr Nicol is very good with my son and us as parents. She is easy to talk to, she listens well and is and is friendly. She is on point with our heath plan for my son.

  • Jun 01, 2019


  • May 31, 2019

    She was very nice, and took plenty of time talking with us!

  • May 21, 2019

    Kind, patience, knowledgeable, caring!Wonderful!

  • May 18, 2019

    Hi, I really like her, she's really good. Yes. Thank you.

  • Apr 17, 2019

    I just want to say that I am so thankful for Dr. Nicol and my son [Name] really likes her and feels really comfortable telling her how he feels about thanks V's or how he feels, you know, about diabetes or things like that. So we are very happy and I'm also so super thankful that we're able to see her down here in [Name] via teleconference or when she comes down. So that's just such an amazing options for us. So thank you and that's it. Thank you so much.

  • Apr 09, 2019

    I like the way the doctor directs the questions to the patient and not the parent or guardian and really talks to him about his issues. I appreciate that.

  • Apr 06, 2019

    The doctor's awesome, her nurses were awesome. She's always been extremely knowledgeable, she tells us everything we need to know, we don't leave with any questions, we always show up with some. She's awesome. So are her nurses.

  • Apr 06, 2019

    The doctor was very kind and professional and demonstrated her experience and knowledge in managing diabetes in children. I definitely want her to take care of my son.

  • Mar 30, 2019

    She is knowledgeable, friendly and helpfull

  • Mar 29, 2019


  • Mar 23, 2019

    Everyone was great

  • Mar 23, 2019

    Dr. Nicol and her Resident Physician, Dr. Katie are wonderful. They were thorough in reviewing my daughter’s chart and answering any questions or concerns I had. They are both so patient and understanding when my little one wasn’t quite cooperative. Dr. Katie went above and beyond to get us scheduled in last minute for an Audiology appointment, saving us another trip - we come from 1.5 hours away.

  • Mar 07, 2019

    Lindsey is very confident and she is very good with children and love the way she interact with adolescence.

  • Feb 16, 2019

    Everyone is very nice and helpful, they explain things well.

  • Feb 11, 2019

    Very thorough.. great nurse.. both very comforting to my child

  • Feb 11, 2019

    She is a kind and caring doctor

  • Feb 03, 2019

    She listens to us, and gives thorough answers.

  • Feb 03, 2019

    Our visit to dornbechers was great. All of the staff were very prompt and friendly. They made my daughter feel comfortable and at ease being at the doctors, as well as myself. I know my child is in good care. I'm extremely appreciative of the care they took to make sure the visit was a positive one.

  • Jan 27, 2019

    She was very kind, extremely knowledgeable, and I would highly recommend her.

  • Jan 07, 2019

    We enjoyed meeting Dr. Nicol last week. We listened to our concerns and answered the questions we had.

  • Jan 02, 2019

    My daughter has been a patient of Dr. Nicol for approximately 5 years. She is wonderful. She works with my daughter to manage her diabetes taking into account her schedule and needs.

  • Dec 31, 2018

    Dr Nicol listens very well to all my questions and concerns. She is a great provider!

  • Dec 30, 2018

    I have nothing but positive things to say she really cared about my child and paid attention to my other child that was in the room as well gave me very informative the answers and show that she was incredibly caring.

  • Dec 10, 2018

    It was excellent. We enjoyed being there.

  • Dec 09, 2018

    Dr Nicole is very friendly. Interacts with my daughter well. She answers our questions and is approachable.

  • Nov 30, 2018

    She's awesome!!!

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