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Nicole Chiappetta, DO


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Nicole Chiappetta, DO
Experienced rheumatologist in Allentown and Bethlehem. Treatment and management of rheumatic diseases: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lupus, gout.

Nicole Chiappetta, MD, is a physician with Coordinated Health, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network.

“There’s a profound overlap between an individual’s physical state and their mental health,” says Dr. Nicole Chiappetta. “Therefore, treating just the physical ailment may not completely be therapeutic. I believe that treating both the mind and the body is most successful.”

As a rheumatologist, Dr. Chiappetta specializes in autoimmune disorders and bone and joint disorders, which include systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. She became a physician to improve her patients’ quality of life.



University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, B.S. Pre-Professional Studies, 1996


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2000


Scranton-Temple Residency Program, Mercy Hospital, Scranton, PA, 2001


Scranton-Temple Residency Program, Mercy Hospital, Scranton, PA, 2003


State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook University Hospital, Rheumatology Fellowship, 2005

Services Provided

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
7 Testimonials
Dr. Chiappetta Has A Dynamic Personality
“ Dr. Nicole Chiappetta--------- Has vast knowledge but is not hesitant to refer you to another doctor if the situation warrants. Explains things in terms one can understand,also follows up quickly with phone calls regarding tests and other information. Also has a DYNAMIC personality and gives you the impression that she CARES about you. It is apparent that P.A. Megan has a terrific mentor. I hope they will remain a part of the team. ”
Dr. Chiappetta Answers All Her Patients Questions
“ Dr. Chiappetta treats her patience with professionalism, respect and compassion. She spends just enough time with her patients and makes sure all questions are answered and explanations are given. Within a few day after my blood test I receive a note telling me of the results. ”
Dr. Godbout is the best, no one else will ever touch me!!
“ I have been a patient of Dr. Godbout's since 2000 due to a workers comp injury. He stood up for me against the insurance nurse case manager that came along to my appointments and tried to tell him what to do. He basically told her that he was the doctor and he knew what was best for me. I rehabed very fast after surgery and was released from his care. Well, then I had other "accidents" over the years-too many to list and I stayed with Dr. Godbout as my orthopedic surgeon and CHS in general. When I hear people complain about their orthopedic surgeon I say go see Dr. Godbout. I will never let another orthopedic touch me so please do not retire anytime soon as I still need to have my acl reconstruction and meniscus repair. Besides Dr. Godbout I utilize Pulse, Dr. Duffy, Dr. Stoll who replaced Dr. Hinke, Dr. Quintana, Dr. Ming who was my heart doctor before he came to CHS, the pt department over the last 15 years, xray, mri and Dr. Chiappetta. Thank you for hiring TOP TALENTED DOCTORS AND STAFF!!!! ”
Karen B. from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Truly the best!
“ I had been sick for over 15 years and I have seen many doctors. I started to feel hopeless and a friend of mine referred me to her. She spent the time with me by actually taking the time to listen to my symptoms and history and spent the time to communicate and explain what she thinks and what she will test for. She didn't make me feel like the other doctors I had seen, also did not make me feel as though it my symptoms were just in my head or as though I was weak. She ran a lot of blood work and called me when she received them to inform me of my results. Not only was I finally diagnosed, I was finally on the right medication. I follow up every three months and still never rushes me and always still listens to my concerns or new symptoms. I honestly don't know what I would do without her. I highly recommend her and and I am very grateful to have her as my doctor. She is the only doctor in 15 years that treated me like a person and not just a patient. ”
Jennifer B. from Emmaus, PA
Dr. Chiappetta found my problem!!
“ I had been to doctor after doctor to try to find out exactly what was wrong with me and no one was able to give me an answer. I was referred to Dr. Chiappetta and she did numerous tests and was finally able to diagnose me with psoriatic arthritis. It was, and is, finally good to know that I'm not crazy and have a name for my ailment. Dr. Chiappetta called me herself the day she found out the diagnosis to let me know and tell me a treatment plan, two days before Christmas. She has the most amazing bedside manner, is patient beyond what's acceptable and truly listens to her patients. My life has been blessed by having Dr. Chiappetta as my doctor. ”
Kary S. from Effort, Pa
Dr. Chiappetta is my hero
“ I spent several years in constant pain. One doctor told me the pain was from an old injury, another doctor told me I was too young to suffer from the pain I was describing. A friend of mine suggested I give Dr. Chiappetta a try. I did and I am so thankful that I made that move. She diagnosed what was going on, suggested the medication I needed and made sure that we maintained communication so we could be sure the medication is doing what it should be and not causing side effects that I shouldn't be experiencing. I see her every few months to check on how things are going and confirm my medicine is still working. Dr. C listens. She is not afraid to spend time listening to a patient and finding solutions to help. She never talks down to a patient. She is a wonderful doctor and a wonderful person. I thank God daily that she is my doctor! ”
Sheila H. from Kempton, PA
Great and Knowledagble Physician
“ Dr. Chiappetta is an amazing doctor . She is easiliy reachable for any question or issue and she responds quickly. She is very knowledgable on multiple disease. I went my whole life seeing muliple physicians and specialties and never got answers. My first visit with Dr. Chiappetta and she was able to diagnose my disease and is great at keeping it under control. ”
Victoria M. from Catasauqua, PA
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