Francis C. Nichols, III, M.D.

  1. Surgeon
  2. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  3. Chair, Thoracic Surgery, Minnesota

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. 1992
    Chief Resident - Cardiothoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1992
    Resident - Cardiothoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1991
    Chief Resident - General Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1989
    Chief Resident - General SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1989
    Resident - General SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1984
    MDUniversity of Virginia
  7. 1980
    Bachelor - ChemistryHoly Cross

Certifications

  1. 1990
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
  2. 1994
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  2. 2013
    Outstanding Teacher PGY-3 ClassGeneral Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2013
    Poster Crawl Finalist - Co-investigator "Bullectomy for symptomatic or complicated Giant Bulla of the Lung"Society of Thoracic Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting
  4. 2012
    CoDE Award 2012 Mayo Clinic Lung Cancer Screening ProgramMayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  5. 2011
    U.S. Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report
  6. 2011
    J. Maxwell Chamberlain Award - Co-investigator "Is warfarin indicated for anticoagulation in postoperative general thoracic surgery patients with new onset atrial fibrillation?"Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting
  7. 2009
    Best Doctors In AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  8. 2008
    Outstanding ACOSOG Z4032 Trial Enrollment 2007-2008American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  9. 2004
    Teacher of the Year Award Surgical SubspecialtiesDepartment of Surgery
  10. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    President-ElectPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberWorkforce on Health Policy, Reform, and Advocacy Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  3. 2015 - 2016
    President-ElectPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberHospital Census Management Oversight Group
  5. 2015 - present
    ChairFee Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2015 - present
    ChairWorkforce on Coding and Reimbursement, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2014 - 2018
    Executive Committee MemberPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2014 - 2015
    Vice ChairWorkforce on Coding and Reimbursement, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  9. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  10. 2014 - present
    MemberThoracic Surgery Residency Training Program, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery
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Publications

Research activities

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