C. Phifer Nicholson, MD

Philosophy of Care:

I realized I wanted to be a surgeon at five years of age while watching my father suture wounds in the emergency room. Now I know my job not only involves physical healing but emotional and spiritual healing as well. Surgery is my life's calling.

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Board Certifications:

Charles E. Bradshaw Scholarship Award 1982
Pancreatic Transplant Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic 1989

Homan M., Nicholson C., Katz H., Perkins J., Haymond M., Butler P., Rizza R., “Effects of Chronic Systemic Insulin Delivery on Insulin Action” Diabetoligia 1991; 34:702

Nicholson C., Donohue J., Lewis J., Thompson G., “Metastatic Malignancy Found During Inguinal Hernia Repair” Cancer 1992; 69(12):3008

Nicholson C., Allen M., Trastek V., Pairoleo P., “Dirofilaria Immitus: A Rare, Increasing Cause of Pulmonary Nodules” Mayo Clinic Proceedings 1992;67(7):646

Nicholson C., Barr D., Oeltgen M., Munn S., Diagno E., Carpenter H., Sarr M., Parkins J., “ The Effect of Somatostatin 201-995 (Sandostatin) on the Early Course of Porcine Pancreaticoduodenal Allotransplantation” Transplantation 1991;SI(1):31

Nicholson C., Grotting J., Dimick A., “Acute Microwave Injury to the Hand: A Case Report” The Journal of Hand Surgery 1987 12(3):446

Zimmerman D., Sarr M., Smith C., Nicholson C., Dalton R., Barr D., Perkins J., Dimagno E., “ Cyclic Interdigestive Pancreatic Exocrine Secretion: Is it Mediated by Neural or Hormonal Mechanisms?” Mayo Clinic Proceedings 1992;69(12);3008

Nicholson, C., Gloviczki, P. “Embryology and Development of the Vascular System” Vascular Surgery; Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, 1994: 3


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