Laura Nicholson, MD, PhD

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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HospitalistHospice and Palliative Medicine


  • English


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 Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012American Board of 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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