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Dr Nicoll

New York 10016
I am a board-eligible Obstetrician and Gynecologist living and working in New York City. I provide general gynecologic services, including preventive care, contraceptive management, and the treatment of gynecologic disorders. My specialty is minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.  I received... Full Bio
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HPV Vaccination – Protection for you and your daughters by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health What if there was a vaccine that offered you protection against the second most common and fifth deadliest cancer in the world.   Would you take the vaccine?  Woul ... Read on »
HPV 411: The scoop on Human Papillomavirus by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health HPV (human papillomavirus ) is a big topic nowadays. Patients are asking about it because it has been addressed as a topic in popular media (The HBO series ‘Girls’), beca ... Read on »
Learn more about Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I’d like to invite you to my website www.MinimallyInvasiveGYN.com I’m a strong believer in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for a single, simple reason. It’s bett ... Read on »
2011 in review by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House h ... Read on »
So, you think you have heavy periods? by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Whenever I ask a patient “do you have heavy periods?”  I feel like I deserve the kinds of answers I receive.  I’m just as likely to hear “Yes.  I have to change a pan ... Read on »
Before Baby by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Often, patients who come see me ask whether I deliver babies.  Indeed I do!  And it’s always nice to build a relationship with patients before they get pregnant so that th ... Read on »
Buyer Beware – Suspect Supplements and Hurtful Herbals by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health As an obstetrician/gynecologist, one of the things I do is take care of pregnant women.  And, while this blog is dedicated to gynecology, I thought I’d share with you a ca ... Read on »
2010 in review by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Met ... Read on »
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas (Sometimes) by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I recently went to Las Vegas for a medical conference.  Everywhere I went, I saw signs with the slogan “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!”.  This led me to joke to one ... Read on »
Vaginal Discharge: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health One of my patients’ most common gynecologic complaints is about vaginal discharge.   It’s not something most womenwant to talk about.  I mean, if you watch enough commerci ... Read on »
The Office by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Having a good experience at the doctor’s office isn’t just about choosing a good physician. For better or for worse, a doctor’s office itself, as well as his or her staff ... Read on »
How do I find a good gynecologist? by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I always ask new patients, “How did you find me?”  The answers I get are fascinating.  Some patients see me because their friend is my patient and they were told I am a go ... Read on »
Whose advice are you taking anyway? by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hello all!  Sorry I’ve been out of touch for a while.  After a brief vacation, I think I suffered a sense of discouragement under the impression that my blog was being fre ... Read on »
The IUD 4 U! (An intro to the Intrauterine Device) by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I think it’s time to introduce you, faithful reader, to the best contraceptive you’ve probably never used.  Yet.      An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, flexible ... Read on »
Progesterone In Your Pill: If the shoe fits, wear it! by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health So, what makes one combination oral contraceptive pill (OCP) different from another?  What’s the difference between brand-name and generic versions, if any?  The answe ... Read on »
Why are there so many different types of oral contraceptives? – The Estrogen Equation by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Well, if you’ve read my previous post (which I’m sure you did!) you already know that the two main components of combined OCP’s are estrogen and progesterone.  What makes ... Read on »
Condoms: A little something for everybody by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Condoms are one of the cheapest and most widely available methods of pregnancy prevention. They are a type of barrier protection. This means that they work by form ... Read on »
Abstinence: The world’s oldest form of contraception by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health There’s a lot more buzz about abstinence than there was when I was a teenager. My high school generated a lot of buzz back in the 1995 when it was the first on Lo ... Read on »
Demystifying Hysterectomy Part III: Risks and Benefits by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Having a hysterectomy means that you will no longer have the ability to bear children.  It also means you should no longer experience menstrual bleeding (although ... Read on »
Demystifying Hysterectomy Part II: “How and why is hysterectomy performed?” by Dr Nicoll Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A hysterectomy can be performed in several ways. Minimally invasive surgical techniques include the removal of the uterus (and/or ovaries) through laparoscopy, a s ... Read on »