CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSMark W. Nickels, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 273-2421Office: (585) 273-2421Fax: (585) 276-0161A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentNot Accepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCHRochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor of Clinical Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry , Crisis Services (SMD) Patient Care SettingsOrgan Transplant, PsychiatryBiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Mark Nickels is the Director of the Psychiatry Residency program. In addition, he is the Director of Transplant Psychiatry. Dr. Nickels has worked with the Liver, Kidney and Heart Transplant programs for over 20 years. He has a special interest in working at the interface between psychiatry and medicine/surgery. He has provided psychiatric consultation in general hospital settings, was a long-time consultant to the Strong Epilepsy Center, has worked extensively with primary care providers including in primary care settings, with bariatric surgeons, and with providers in the Cancer Center. Dr. Nickels is board certified in Psychiatry and in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI and completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.CredentialsSpecialtiesConsultation-Liaison Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyEducation1982MD | Medical College of WisconsinPost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1983 - 06/30/1986Residency in Psychiatry at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983Internship in Psychiatry at University of Rochester School of Medicine GMEAwards2021The Otto Thaler MD Memorial Resident Teaching Award2017Interprofessional Paper Prize AwardLocation: Rochester Academy of Medicine, 117th Annual Meeting and Awards2014The Otto Thaler MD Memorial Resident Teaching Award1985 - 1986Chief ResidentSponsor: Department of PsychiatryLocation: University of Rochester, Rochester, NYVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles6/10/2022Choi JJ, Peters CJ, Nickels MW. "Arranging Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment for a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device." Progress in transplantation : official publication, North American Transplant Coordinators Organization ... [et al.]. 2022 Jun 10; :15269248221107033. Epub 2022 Jun 10. 9/2021Leistman SC, Melaragno JI, Dokus MK, Martens JA, Salter MA, Hutchinson DJ, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Al-Judaib B, Nickels MW. "The Rochester Relapse Risk Scale: Developing a Standardized Approach to Predicting Substance Relapse in Liver Transplant Candidates." Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation.. 2021 Sep; 19(9):919-927. 8/12/2021Choi J, Alexis J, Gosev I, Zimbrean P, Nickels M. "C-L Case Conference: A 34-Year-Old Man with Advanced Heart Failure and Substance Use Disorder." Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.. 2021 Aug 12; Epub 2021 Aug 12. Books & Chapters2009 Chapter Title: Psychological Considerations Book Title: Manual of Heart Failure Management Author List: Nickels, MW Edited By: Bisognano, JD, Baker, ML, Earley, MB Published By: Springer 2009 in London2000 Chapter Title: Confusion Book Title: The 10 Minute Diagnosis Author List: Nickels, MW Edited By: Taylor, RB Published By: Lippincott Williams &Wilkins 2000 in PhiladelphiaVIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Mark W. Nickels, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Mark W. Nickels, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.