Mark Nicolls, MD


Dr. Mark Nicolls specializes in the treatment of lung transplant patients. He has practiced pulmonary and critical care medicine for more than 18 years. Dr. Nicolls has a special interest in how the immune system contributes to vascular disease and has a basic science laboratory which focuses on lung transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, and lymphedema.

Clinical Focus

  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Transplantation Immunology
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Lymphedema

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection (2007 - Present)

  • Joint Appointment, Immunology & Rheumatology (2007 - Present)

  • Director, Lung Immunology (2007 - Present)

  • Member, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (2007 - Present)

  • Faculty, Vera Moulton Wall Center For Pulmonary Vascular Disease (2007 - Present)

  • Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship (2009 - 2010)

  • Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2010 - Present)

  • Chairman of the Board, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Institute for Research (2015 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation (2014-)

  • Endowed Chair, The Stanford Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University (2016-)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Steering Committee - Vera Moulton Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Stanford University School of Medicine (2007 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship:University of Colorado School of Medicine (1999) CO

  • Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1998)

  • Residency:Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA

  • Medical Education:Stanford University School of Medicine (1993) CA

  • Board Certification, ABIM, Critical Care Medicine (1999)

  • BS, University of Portland, Biology (1987)




Administrative Contact:
Yvette Sanchez
Administrative Associate


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