Dr. Peter Frosio Nichol MD Surgeon

Dr. Peter Nichol is a surgeon in Madison, Wisconsin and is affiliated with University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Nichol accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 49 doctors at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Clinical Interests: laparoscopy, Mice, Animal Disease Models, Type 2 Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor, Laparoscopy, Roux-en-Y Anastomosis, Treatment Outcome, Aldehyde Oxidoreductases, Duodenal Obstruction

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1998

University of Virginia
Residency, Urology, 1998 - 1999

University of Wisconsin
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2003

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2003 - 2005

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1997

Other Training, 1989

Other Training, Neuroscience, 1997

Other Training, Neuroscience, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Research Scholar Award, A.S.P.E.N. Stanley J. Dudrick

Finalist for 2012-2013 UW School of Medicine and Public Health Faculty and Staff Equity and Diversity Award

Finalist for Top manuscript, 2011 Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA

Finalist, American Surgical Association Foundation Fellowship Research Award

Recipient of an American family Children’s Hospital Gold Star for outstanding clinical care

Rosencrantz Award-Best poster presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition (Mentor, Co-Author)

Institutional Finalist Hartwell Foundation Research Fellowship Award

Institutional Finalist Doris Duke Charitable Research Foundation Clinical Research Award

Honorable mention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellow's Research Symposium

Award for the highest score on the 2003 in-service Surgery exam, 97th percentile, University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery

Outstanding Surgery Resident Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Needleman Award, Washington University School of Medicine

Student Research Award Winner, Association for Academic Surgery

Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Scientist Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine

Graduated with Honors, Macalester College

Nominee for Rhodes Scholarship, Macalester College

Codon Prize, Macalester College

Summer Independent Study Scholarship, Macalester College

Dean’s List, Macalester College

Publications & Presentations

Muscle patterning in mouse and human abdominal wall development and omphalocele specimens of humans
Nichol PF, Kohei K, Corliss RF, Yamada S, and Saijoh Y 2012 12 1

Haploinsufficiency of Retinaldehyde dehydrogenase-2 Significantly Reduces the Severity and Incidence of Duodenal Atresia in the Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2IIIb-/- Mouse Model
Reeder AL, Zaremba KM, Botham RA and Nichol PF 2012 10 1

The formation of duodenal atresias in Fibroblast growth factor receptor 2IIIb-/- mouse embryos occurs in the absence of an endodermal plug
Botham RA, Franco M, Reeder AL, Lopukhin A, Shiota K, Yamada S, and Nichol P 2012 7 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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