About The Physician

Dr. Kim Nichols

Founding Director of NicholsMD of Greenwich

A board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Nichols is renowned for her expertise in the fields of cosmetic and medical/surgical dermatology. She practiced dermatology on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for 6 years, before starting her practice in Greenwich 4 years ago. She has been featured as an expert speaker by numerous pharmaceutical, dermatological, and skin care companies and organizations. Dr. Nichols has been named ExpertInjector by NewBeauty Magazine for 3-consecutive years, which recognizes her as one of the top 3% of the world’s medical doctors. Dr. Kim Nichols is also the Consulting Dermatologist for Avon Products, LLC and has been featured as an expert dermatologist on The Dr. Oz Show, CBS-New York, Women’s Health Magazine, Glamour Magazine, and NewsChannel12. Dr. Kim Nichols is also a trainer for Allergan Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Botox, and a Key Opinion Leader for Syneron-Candela, the maker of The Intima, a laser to improve signs of Feminine Rejuvenation and CO2RE Fractional Laser.

Dr. Nichols graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University and attended NYU Medical School, where she discovered her keen interest in the field of dermatology. After graduation, she completed an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center, and then moved to Los Angeles to complete her MD Dermatology residency at KDMC/Harbor- UCLA Medical Center. During her second year of residency, Dr. Nichols was awarded the prestigious national Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award. In her final year of training, she was awarded the position of Chief Resident and served as a leader for her residency class.

A native New Yorker, Dr. Nichols returned to Manhattan after finishing her residency. She immediately began working in private practice in addition to serving as volunteer faculty in the dermatology department of St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center. 

Dr. Nichols has published multiple articles in reputable clinical journals, and has written several chapters in a comprehensive dermatological textbook. She has also been involved in numerous research studies and presented at various regional and national dermatological meetings and conferences. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. Dr. Nichols also contributes her time and resources to various non-profit organizations, including the Skin Cancer Foundation as a Medical Council Member, and AAD’s Camp Discovery, a summer camp for children with serious chronic skin conditions. In addition, she has served as volunteer faculty for L’Oreal’s biannual skin cancer screening events, providing free skin cancer screening exams and consultations, and in 2016 and 2017, Dr. Nichols’ practice was chosen to be one of Skinceuticals’ Advanced Clinical Spa, an award only one of 20 offices across the nation have been awarded.

Dr. Nichols is also a Board Member for the Greater New York City chapter of the American Red Cross, and the Greenwich-YWCA. Dr. Nichols lives in the local area with her husband and three small children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying fit, and going to concerts. 

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