Dr. Laura J. Nicholson MD Internist

Dr. Laura Nicholson is an internist in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Naval Medical Center San Diego and Scripps Green Hospital. She received her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Nicholson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 37 doctors at Naval Medical Center San Diego and one of 74 at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1997

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Masquerade without a mass: an unusual cause of severe acute pancreatitis.
To, C. A.,Quigley, M. M.,Saven, A.,Nicholson, L.

Acute Pancreatitis: Should We Use Antibiotics?
Nicholson, L.J.

Faculty training in evidence-based medicine: improving evidence acquisition and critical appraisal.
Nicholson, L.J., Warde, C.M., Boker, J.R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • QualCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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