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Peter F Nichol, MD, PhD

Contact Dr. Nichol

E-mail:
nichol@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-9419

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVENUE
MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792

Peter F Nichol, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • Medical School, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1997
  • PhD, Doctorate in Neurosciences, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1997
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, 1998-1999
  • General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2003
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2005

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Nichol is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. He specializes in all types of pediatric surgical cases and has a special interest in children with short gut syndrome otherwise known as intestinal failure. He’s also interested in the development of the intestine and in birth defects involving the intestine and the abdominal wall. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery and is Director of the Short Gut Program at American Family Children’s Hospital as well as a member of the Nutrition Support Team.

For a complete listing of conditions our pediatric surgeons provide treatment for, please click here.

Research Interests

Dr. Nichol’s laboratory research focuses on intestinal development with a goal of developing therapies that will enable growth of the gut in patients with intestinal failure. He has an NIH funded lab and is the 2013 Stanley J. Dudrick Research Award Recipient.

Active Clinical Trials

Recent Publications
  • Outcomes from a 12-Week, Open-Label, Multicenter Clinical Trial of Teduglutide in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome.
    Carter BA, Cohran VC, Cole CR, Corkins MR, Dimmitt RA, Duggan C, Hill S, Horslen S, Lim JD, Mercer DF, Merritt RJ, Nichol PF, Sigurdsson L, Teitelbaum DH, Thompson J, Vanderpool C, Vaughan JF, Li B, Youssef NN, Venick RS, Kocoshis SA
    J. Pediatr. 2016 Nov 15.
    [PubMed ID: 27855998]
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  • A call for a standardized definition of perforated appendicitis.
    Rogers AP, Zens TJ, Leys CM, Nichol PF, Ostlie DJ
    J. Pediatr. Surg. 2016 Oct 27.
    [PubMed ID: 27884453]
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  • A Single Institution Review of Initial Application of a 5-mm Stapler.
    Rogers AP, Zens TJ, Kohler JE, Le HD, Nichol PF, Leys CM
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2016 Aug; 26(8):660-2.
    [PubMed ID: 27398952]
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  • Long-Term Outcomes of Patients with Tracheoesophageal Fistula/Esophageal Atresia: Survey Results from Tracheoesophageal Fistula/Esophageal Atresia Online Communities.
    Acher CW, Ostlie DJ, Leys CM, Struckmeyer S, Parker M, Nichol PF
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 2016 Dec; 26(6):476-480.
    [PubMed ID: 26692337]
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  • Evolution in management of adolescent blunt aortic injuries--a single institution 22-y experience.
    Brinkman AS, Rogers AP, Acher CW, Wynn MM, Nichol PF, Ostlie DJ, Gosain A
    J. Surg. Res. 2015 Feb; 193(2):523-7.
    [PubMed ID: 25281286]
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