Baptist Health Medical Group expands access to women's care with the addition of Jennifer Nickell, MD

Baptist Health Paducah. November 10, 2023

(PADUCAH, KY) November 9 - In an effort to meet the need of the rising demand of women’s health services in the community, Baptist Health Medical Group OB/GYN is thrilled to welcome Sikeston, Missouri native, Jennifer Nickell, MD, to their growing team.

in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), Dr. Nickell’s services include annual wellness visits, preconception care, complete pregnancy and postpartum services and menopause management. Dr. Nickell looks forward to providing high-quality, compassionate care to the women of our community.

We are excited to have Dr. Nickell bring more than 20 years of experience to Baptist Health Paducah,” said Blair Tolar, MD. “Access to care is essential to providing quality of care and it’s never been easier to receive that care than now. With her addition, Baptist Health Medical Group OB/GYN now employs five physicians, six nurse practitioners, and one midwife who are eager to take care of all women’s health care needs in this region.”

Dr. Nickell received her medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. She then continued her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

In addition, Dr. Nickell is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support. She also serves as a member of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

“I am very excited about joining Baptist Health,” said Dr. Nickell. “I look forward to being a part of a larger practice with more resources to provide patients with the care they need and deserve. I look forward to meeting new patients, co-workers and staff. My husband and I are excited about a new beginning in Paducah. We have lived in a small town for many years, so Paducah brings new opportunities to both of us.”

Dr. Nickell is accepting new patients. Her office is located on Baptist Health Paducah’s main campus in Medical Park 3, suite 301. To schedule an appointment, call 270.443.1220.