Dr. Nicholas has a wide breadth of medical experience. He has completed two residencies during his career. He initially completed a residency in Emergency Medicine in 2000 and subsequently completed anesthesiology residency in 2010. Prior to coming to UCHealth, Dr. Nicholas worked at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he cared for a wide range of patients including healthy pediatric and adult outpatients to critically ill pediatric and adult inpatients. Dr. Nicholas has been involved with several research endeavors with focuses on trauma, orthopedics, critical care medicine, transplant medicine, regional anesthesia, and acute pain management. He was the director of the Acute Pain Service while at UNMC and earned “Educator of the Year” award for 2020-2021.
Dr. Nicholas is highly skilled and well-trained, strives for excellence in patient care, places utmost importance on the wellbeing of all his patients. As well, he places an emphasis on collaboration with his surgical colleagues.
Dr. Nicholas has four children and has been married for 27 years. He enjoy the outdoors when he is not working and has numerous hobbies and interests: oil-painting, carpentry, long distance running, biking, hiking, fishing, bow hunting, skiing, scuba, and wind-surfing.
Qualifications and experience
- Languages spoken
Creighton Medical School (1997)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology 2013
- Clinical interest for patients
Dr. Nicholas enjoys all aspects of anesthesiology. His clinical interests are mainly focused on providing the best outcome and experience for a patient in any clinical situation.
- Research interest for patients
Trauma resuscitation and critical care medicine
Acute pain management
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