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Dr. John Nickles MD

CURRICULUM VITAE

JOHN H. NICKELS, M.D.

426- LOWELL DRIVE

HIGHLAND HTS, OH 44143

TELPHONE # (440) 473-4265

1. PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth: January 20, 1954

Place of Birth: St. Petersburg, Florida

Activities: Racquetball, Tennis, Golf, Snow

Skiing, Hiking

2. EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE

St. Petersburg Junior College  1972-74

University of Florida 1974-76

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Universidad Central Del Caribe 1977-81

Cayey, Puerto Rico, USA

HONORS

Senior Class President

3. HOSPITAL TRAINING 1982-83

INTERNSHIP

St. Elizabeth's Hospital

Youngstown, Ohio       

Internal Medicine

HONORS

Intern of the Year

RESIDENCY

Huron Road Hospital 1983-85

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Anesthesiology/ Pain Management

HONORS

Chief Resident, Resident of the Year, 1st

Prize Award Essay Competition 1985

From Hospital Medical Staff

4. PRESENT PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Huron Hospital-Director Pain Management      2005- Present

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Active Staff Member

Cleveland, Ohio

Grace Hospital- Elected Chief of Staff  1998- Present

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Grace Hospital- Member Board of Trustees     1998- Present

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio  

Grace Hospital- Active Staff 1990- Present

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Chairman: Department of Anesthesiology

Director: Pain Management

Cleveland Back and Pain Management Center 1991- Present

President and Director- Offices Cleveland,

Parma, Lyndhurst and Sheffield Village

Rebound Rehabilitation Out-Patient Service     1996- 2000

Director Pain Management Services

Locations throughout Cleveland

Medical Director 1991- 2001

Nestle/ Bernie Kosar Charity Golf Tournament         

Cleveland Orthopedic Center  1991- 1996

Director Pain Management

Hillcrest Back and Pain Management Center   1990- 1991

Co-Director

St. Luke's Hospital  1989- 1990

Cleveland, Ohio

Staff Appointment Anesthesiologist

Huron Road Hospital 1986- 1989

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Staff Appointment Anesthesiologist

Chairman Regional Anesthesia and Pain 1986- 1989

Management Department

Huron Road Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Director Medical Education 1987- 1989

Anesthesiology Residency Program

Huron Road Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Affiliate

Cleveland, Ohio

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology 1986- 1989

Northeast Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine

Cleveland, Ohio

5. BOARD CERTIFICATION AND ELIGIBILITY

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Diplomat American Academy of Pain Management

Board Certified Pain Management Specialist

Certificate Number: 598

Date: 5-25-1989

Diplomat American Board of Forensic Examiners

Board Certified Forensic Examiner

Certificate Number: 1224

Date: 10-31-1995

Diplomat American Board of Forensic Medicine

Board Certified Forensic Medicine

Certificate Number: 671

Date: 2-26-1996

BOARD ELIGIBILITY

American Board of Anesthesiology

6. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

MEMBERSHIPS

Cleveland Academy of Medicine

Honors: Young Physicians and Membership

Committees

American Academy of Pain Management

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

American Pain Society

American Society of Regional Anesthesia

American Society of Anesthesiologist      

Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists

Honors: Liaisons Office to PACU

Cleveland Society of Anesthesiologist

Honor: Director and Past President

American Medical Association

Honors: Delegate from Cleveland

Ohio State Medical Association

7. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIIONS

Ohio Medical License Number: 51581

Date Issued: 2-22-1985

DEA Number: AN3070896

Trained and Certified Basic Life Support

Trained and Certified Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Trained and Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support

8. LANGUAGES

English Spoken Fluently

Spanish Spoken Fluently

9. RESEARCH PROJECTS

A. Epidural Morphine for Post Operative Pain Relief

Principal Investigator with Khaled Chaouki, M.D.

Published: Anesthesiology 1985

B. Epidural Steroids and Local Anesthetic Injections in

Alternative-Day Therapy for Lumber Radiculopathy

Principal Investigator

C. Risks of Infection from Short Term Epidural Catheter Use

Principle Investigator

D. Treatment of Lower Thoracic Herpes Zoster Neuralgia:

An Innovative Approach

Principle Investigator

 E. Effect of Added Ephedrine on Spinal Anesthesia with

Tetracaine using a Whitacre Unidirectional Needle Sponsor

F. The Efficiency of Lumbar vs. Thoracic Placement of an

Epidural Catheter in the Treatment of Postoperative Pain

Relief with Epidural Morphine in Patients Undergoing

Thoracic Surgery

Co-Investigator

G. Letter to Editor- Anesthesiology Journal

Use of Cervical Collar during Monitored Anesthesia Care

H. Letter to Editor- Anesthesiology Journal

Use of Prone Positioning in Performing

Cervical Epidural Steroid injections

I. Multiple Lectures on the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain

  

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