Dr. Christopher M. Nichols, MD

Dr. Christopher M. Nichols, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 41 years old

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.Read more

Franciscan Plastic Surgery Associates at Point Ruston
5005 Main St Ste 125
Tacoma, WA 98407 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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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.

Dr. Nichols' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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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

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  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

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 Grafts
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal