Nicholas J. Nickl, MD

Clinical interests

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Lasers
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
  • Esophageal Motility
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Nicholas J. Nickl, MD


My name is Nicholas Nickl; I received my medical degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis. I completed a fellowship at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine


University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis

Eastern Virginia Medical Authority, Norfolk
Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, Va.

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Digestive Diseases & Nutrition

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Peña LR, Mardini HE, Nickl NJ.
    Development of an instrument to assess and predict satisfaction and poor tolerance among patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Oct;50(10):1860-71.
  2. Nickl NJ.
    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: new progress, new questions.
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2004 Sep;20(5):482-7.
  3. Kortas DY, Haas LS, Simpson WG, Nickl NJ, Gates LK.
    Mallory-Weiss tear: predisposing factors and predictors of a complicated course.
    Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Oct;96(10):2863-5.
  4. Meister TE, Nickl NJ, Park A.
    Laparoscopic-assisted panenteroscopy.
    Gastrointest Endosc. 2001 Feb;53(2):236-9.
  5. Johnston TD, Gates R, Reddy KS, Nickl NJ, Ranjan D.
    Nonoperative management of bile leaks following liver transplantation.
    Clin Transplant. 2000 Aug;14(4 Pt 2):365-9.

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