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Dr. Laura Nicholson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. She has 23 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospitalist. Dr. Nicholson is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital - Chula Vista Campus, UC San Diego Medical Center and Scripps Green Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Laura Nicholson has the following 4 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.


Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.

Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.

They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.


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Board Certifications

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Locations & Directions

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

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