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H. Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH

President, Children's Services and Chair of Pediatrics

Dr. Nicholson oversees all of our pediatric physicians and practices, including Levine Children’s Hospital and Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital. In addition to his role as president of our children’s service line, Dr. Nicholson is also the Sarah H. Bissell and Howard C. Bissell Endowed Chair in Pediatrics. Nationally, he serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Pediatrics and is the immediate past chair of its pediatric hematology/oncology sub-board. Dr. Nicholson’s previous leadership experience includes his roles as physician in chief at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the pediatric department chair at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a national leader in pediatrics and has led a variety of education initiatives and research programs, including publishing clinical trials on pediatric oncology and cancer survivorship studies.


Medical school
Medical College of Georgia

Children’s National Medical Center
Specialty: Pediatrics

Children’s National Medical Center
Specialty: Pediatric hematology/oncology

Other education
Master’s in Public Health
George Washington University
Focus: Biostatistics


American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology)