Michelle Nickolaus, CRNP

Michelle Nickolaus, CRNP

Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
Michelle Nickolaus, CRNP is a cardiology specialist in Williamsport, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Msn-University Of Pennsylvania-School Of Nursing in 1997 and specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.Read her story

740 High St Ste 2001

Williamsport, PA 17701

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(570) 321-2800

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Michelle Nickolaus' bio

This content was provided by Michelle Nickolaus "Michelle J. Nickolaus, MSN, CRNP, AACC is a board certified Adult Critical Care Nurse Practitioner for the past 20 years and has worked in a variety of areas of cardiology. Previously she worked with the Program for Adult Congenital Heart Disease services at Penn State Hershey and managed complex congenital heart disease patients who have continued need for medical and surgical management. This meant managing arrhythmias, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, endocarditis, as well as aiding patients require additional surgical and medical interventions for their heart disease from ICDs to open heart surgery. She works in both the inpatient setting doing consult rounds as well as managing outpatients in the cardiology setting. Michelle is well published and a seasoned national, regional, and local lecturer on a variety of cardiovascular topics. Actively involved in the American College of Cardiology, she holds the designation of Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC) in recognition of her board certification and contributions to cardiovascular nursing and medicine. She is actively involved in national cardiovascular professional organizations in adult congenital heart disease and acquired heart disease areas. Previously working as a nurse for her now 27-year career, she's worked with acquired heart disease patients in general medical/surgical nursing, general cardiology, interventional cardiology and cardiovascular prevention and holds CCRN certification. Her extensive background as a bedside staff nurse and nurse practitioner in critical care and many subspecialties in cardiology has given her valuable clinical insights to share. She holds an appointment as a Clinical Associate for the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She was previously an Instructor of Medicine at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine. She is a guest lecturer for the UPenn's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Michelle graduated from Penn State University with her BSN in 1990 and obtained her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program in 1997. She's been recognized with the 2011 Penn State Hershey Advanced Practice Clinician Excellence Award for her work with Hershey's Advanced Practice Clinician Council; a group begun by Michelle and her colleagues for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants at Penn State Hershey. She was also the recipient of the 2008 Penn State Kienle Nurse Humanitarian Award. Recent Publications: Banchs JE, Benvenuto V, Baquero GA, Hess SL, Heron KE, LaPine S, Nickolaus MJ, Fragin J, Leslie D, Curry WJ. High Adoption Rates of Mobile Technology by Cardiology Clinic Patients but Limited Use of Health Applications. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S). Mongeon F-P. Gurvitz MZ. Broberg CS. Aboulhosn JA, Opotowsky S, Kay J, Valente AM, Earing MG, Lui GK, Fernandes SM, Gersony DR, Cook S, Grando Ting J, Nickolaus MJ, Landzberg MJ, Kairy P.Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC). Aortic Root Dilatation in Adults with Surgically Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study. Circulation. 2012; published online before print December 6 2012."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Michelle Nickolaus "Patients and families come first.  

We are partners in care. We are a team focused on keeping you healthy."



  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Preventive Cardiology

Board Certifications

Michelle Nickolaus does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Bsn-Pennsylvania State University School Of Nursing
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Msn-University Of Pennsylvania-School Of Nursing
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified (Acnp-Bc)
    Other Education | Completed 1997
  • Associate Of The American College Of Cardiology (Aacc)
    Other Education | Completed 2011

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hospitals where Michelle Nickolaus has admitting privileges

Williamsport Regional Medical Center
700 High St
Williamsport, PA 17701
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