Peter F. Nichol
MD, PhD

  • Pediatric General Surgery
Peter F. Nichol, MD, PhD

About

Dr. Nichol is board certified in surgery and pediatric surgery. His specialties include pediatric general surgery, pediatric thoracic surgery, minimally invasive pediatric surgery and pediatric trauma surgery. He has particular interest in pediatric nutrition and caring for children with congenital anomalies of the intestine, and is the director of UW Health's Pediatric Short Gut/Intestinal Failure Clinic and contributes to the Nutrition Support team.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery

Practice locations

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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric General Surgery
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Short Gut/Intestinal Failure Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Chest Wall Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • Gundersen Health System - Pediatric General Surgery
    • 1900 South Avenue / La Crosse, WI
    • (608) 775-2331
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay) - Pediatric General Surgery
    • 1160 Kepler Drive / Green Bay, WI
    • (920) 288-5500
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh) - Pediatric General Surgery
    • 855 N. Westhaven Drive / Oshkosh, WI
    • (920) 303-8700
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  • Bellin Hospital - Pediatric General Surgery Procedures
    • 744 S. Webster Ave / Green Bay, WI
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Fellowships

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

Residencies
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internships
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Specialties

  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Hydrocele
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Cloaca
  • Appendicitis
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM)
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
  • Cystic Hygroma/Lymphatic Malformations
  • Cystic Lung Lesions
  • Duodenal Atresia
  • Esophageal Atresia (EA)
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Gastroschisis
  • Ileal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Malrotation
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Omphalocele
  • Pectus Carinatum
  • Pilonidal Sinus/Cyst/Abscess
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Skin Lesions/Cysts
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Tracheoesophageal Atresia
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Volvulus
  • Hepatic Tumor
  • Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
  • Nuss Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  • Serial Transverse Enteroplasty (STEP)
  • Esophageal Replacement with Gastric Pull-up
  • Imperforate Anus Surgery
  • Correction of Cloaca and Cloacal Exstrophy
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Splenic Sequestration
  • Umbilical Hernia

Research and publications

Dr. Nichol performs clinical and basic science research on regenerative therapies for children with short gut and intestinal failure.