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Nicholas G. Nickols, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology
Accepting new patients


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


UCLA Dept of Radiation Oncology, 2014


UC Irvine Medical Center, 2010


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

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Genitourinary cancers