Dr. Francis C Nichols MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Francis Nichols is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Rochester, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 5 at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1989

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1992

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Bullectomy for Symptomatic or Complicated Giant Lung Bullae.
Krishnamohan, P.,Shen, K. R.,Wigle, D. A.,Allen, M. S.,Nichols, F. C.,Cassivi, S. D.,Harmsen, W. S.,Deschamps, C.

The outcome of pulmonary resection for invasive fungal infection complicating haematological malignancy.
Hamaji, M.,Cassivi, S. D.,Shen, K. R.,Wigle, D. A.,Allen, M. S.,Nichols, F. C.,Deschamps, C.

The outcome of pulmonary resection for invasive fungal infection complicating haematological malignancy.
Hamaji, M.,Cassivi, S. D.,Shen, K. R.,Wigle, D. A.,Allen, M. S.,Nichols, F. C.,Deschamps, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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