Dr. Christopher M. Nichols, MD

Dr. Christopher M. Nichols, MD

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 41 years old

Dr. Chris Nichols completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Washington University in St....Read more

Franciscan Plastic Surgery Associates at Point Ruston
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Dr. Chris Nichols completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Washington University in St. Louis. He trained in general...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Ptosis
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecomastia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Lipomas
      • Localized Fat Deposits
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Varicose Veins
      • Wrinkles

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominoplasty
      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Botox® Injection
      • Breast Augmentation
      • Breast Lift Surgery
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Reduction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Captique™ Injection
      • Collagen Injection
      • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
      • Earlobe Repair
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Facial Peel
      • Hylaform Injection
      • Laser Skin Resurfacing
      • Liposuction
      • Microdermabrasion
      • Mini Tummy Tuck
      • Nipple Reconstruction
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Reconstructive Surgery
      • Restylane® Injections
      • Scar Revision Surgery
      • Skin and Tissue Reduction
      • Skin Grafts
      • Skin Resurfacing
      • Venous Sclerotherapy
      • Wound Repair
      • Wrinkle Removal

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Florida

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

        Completed in 2005

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Barnes-Jewish Hospital

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Florida State University

        Graduated in 1997

      • Other Education
        Washington University

        Completed in 2004

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Plastic Surgery Education Foundation and Academy of Otolaryngology Poster. Motor Nerve Architecture and Peripheral Nerve Reg, 2007
        • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Research Grant ($9930) Determinants of Motor Neuron Pathway Specificity,., 2003-2005
        • Co-Investigator Award, First Prize. A paradigm Shift From Sensory to Motor Nerve Grafting to Improve Nerve Regeneration. Pla, 2007
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      • Media & Publications
        • Urethral Reconstructive Surgery, Chapter 3., 2008
        • One Hundred Years of Progress in the Treatment of Apert Syndrome., May 2009
        • Choosing the correct functional assay: A comprehensive assessment of functional tests in the rat., 2005
        • Effect of motor versus sensory nerve grafts on peripheral nerve regeneration., 2004
        • Use of cold-preserved allografts seeded with autologous Schwann cells in the treatment of a long-gap peripheral nerve injury., 2007
        • The neuroregenerative effects of pre-injury FK-506 administration., 2006
        • Effect of Sciatic Nerve Injury on Gene Expression in Ventral Horn, Dorsal Root Ganglia and Sciatic Nerve. Muscle and Nerve.
        • Motor nerve architecture and peripheral nerve regeneration., 2007

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nichols' Care Philosophy

      Dr. Chris Nichols completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Washington University in St. Louis. He trained in general surgery at Columbia's Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY. Dr. Nichols graduated from The University of Florida College of Medicine and Florida State University. Dr. Nichols is board certified as a plastic surgeon and is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc.