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Nicholas G. Nickols, MD, PhD


Dr. Nickols is a physician scientist who earned his medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed his residency training in the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology in 2014. Additionally, Dr. Nickols obtained his doctorate degree at the California Institute of Technology in 2007. He joined the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology as an Assistant Professor in Residence in 2014. Dr. Nickols is interested in exploring a chemical biology approach to the modulation of ionizing radiotherapy, overcoming treatment resistance mechanisms and conducting combined therapy clinical trials for locally advanced prostate cancer.




Medical Board Certification

Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology, 2017


Radiation Oncology, UCLA Dept of Radiation Oncology, 2014


Internal Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine, 2010


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2008

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Medical Services


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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