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About Dr. Hilary Nickols

Dr. Hilary Nickols, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. She has 7 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology and Neurology. Dr. Nickols is affiliated with Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Alvin C. York Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1161 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37232
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Specialties

Dr. Hilary Nickols has the following 2 specialties

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

Board Certifications

Dr. Hilary Nickols is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Nickols is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Alvin C. York Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Education

    7 Years Experience

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1161 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN
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