Dr. Dorothy Mary Nicholson MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Dorothy Nicholson is a rheumatologist in Alexandria, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Nicholson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Inova Alexandria Hospital and one of 4 at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

George Washington University
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1984–1986

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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