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Joseph A. Nicholas, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 341-6776

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine

Biography

Dr. Nicholas is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is an attending physician on the inpatient geriatrics service as part of the Highland Hospital Geriatrics Group. He currently serves as an Associate Program Director for the URMC residencies in Internal Medicine and Medicine-Pediatrics. He is also the Medical Director for the Highlands at Brighton Transitional Care Facility.

Highland Hospital Geriatrics Group website
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/highland/departments-centers/geriatrics/highlandgg.aspx

The Highlands at Brighton website
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/highlands-at-brighton/

His academic interests include clinical reasoning and decision making, co-management of geriatric surgical patients, and medication education.

Dr. Nicholas completed his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester and Preventive Medicine at the New York State Department of Health.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine/Occupational Environmental Medicine - American Board of Preventive Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

1992
BA | Cornell University
Biological Science

1997
MD | Univ Pittsburgh Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Preventive Medicine at New York State Department of Health

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001
Residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Internship in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

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