Lorraine A. Nichols, DO

Family Practice

Areas of Interest:

Women's Health & Pediatric Care.


Lorraine Nichols, DO received her bachelor’s degree from Northeast Missouri State University, now known as Truman State University, in Kirksville, MO and earned her medical degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City.

Dr. Nichols’ philosophy of care is really treating her patients as a whole. She wants to listen to her patients to hear what is wrong and together find the best solution for their care. Dr. Nichols wants her patients to feel empowered in her health.

She is a board certified in family medicine and is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. In her free time, Dr. Nichols enjoys traveling with her husband and kids, along with camping, hiking, skiing, reading and doing yoga.

Philosophy Of Care

“I enjoy being in family medicine because I get to help my patients keep their bodies healthy and also be involved in their lives. The relationship I grow with my patients is very important to me in providing the best care I can.”

Medical Areas of Expertise


Primary Care


Education and Training

DO Degree 2001 University Health Sciences, DO Degree
Residency 2004 Truman Medical Center

Board Certified

Family Medicine

  • Free State Family Medicine
    1220 Biltmore Drive
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    Phone: Main 785-505-2626