Laura Nicholson, MD

Dr. Laura Nicholson, MD
Dr. Laura Nicholson, MD


  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospitalist

Areas of Expertise

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Hospitalist
  • Internal Medicine
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037


Laura Nicholson, MD, is an internal medicine specialist who provides care to people who require hospitalization. Her clinical interests include evidence-based practice, inpatient medicine and palliative care.

As a faculty member of the Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Nicholson oversees all resident research and provides support and insight into research design and execution.

She has been a recipient of several graduate medical education teaching awards and has also been chosen as one of San Diego County’s Top Doctors.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1997

Medical Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, MD, 1994


  • University of Rochester Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1997
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