M. Kelly Nicholas, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Radiation and Cellular Oncology and Surgery

Director, Neuro-Oncology Program

Dr. Martin Kelly Nicholas is an expert neuro-oncologist. He provides comprehensive care for brain tumor patients in the neuroscience clinics. Dr. Nicholas and his colleagues offer a multidisciplinary, clinical trials-based program for patients with malignant gliomas and brain metastases. He also diagnoses and treats neurological complications of systemic cancer.

Dr. Nicholas' clinical research focuses on the biology of brain tumors, and he attempts to improve patient outcomes through the use of new therapies. He does this by coordinating clinical trials and through interactions with other doctors and researchers in neurosurgery and radiation oncology.

A devoted teacher, Dr. Nicholas trains medical students, residents and post-doctoral fellows at the University of Chicago. He is also active in brain tumor patient advocacy groups.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

1997

Board Certifications

Neurology
Psychiatry

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

Evanston Hospital, IL

Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology
American Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
Society for Neuro-Oncology

Language Spoken

English

Email

mnichola@neurology.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 834-9026

Office Fax

(773) 702-7485

Office Postal Address

M. Kelly Nicholas MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2030
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Nicholas' publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.