As a father of four children, Mr Nicholls has both sympathy and empathy with other parents and can appreciate their concerns when it comes to the care of their children. He has a special interest in neonatal, and gastro-intestinal surgery, as well as inguinoscrotal surgery and provides vascular access for long term parenteral nutrition, or chemotherapy.
Mr Nicholls performs appendicectomies, cholecystectomies and fundoplications laparoscopically when appropriate, and performs Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomies for assisted nutrition. The more common neonatal conditions he manages include Hirschsprung’s disease, malrotation, atresias of the oesophagus, and bowel, and necrotizing enterocolitis.
Mr Nicholls is the Educational Lead for Specialist Paediatric Surgery training at St George's Hospital.Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, and British Association of Paediatric Surgeons representative on the Intercollegiate Board of Examiners. He is the Representative of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons at the BMA Paediatric subcommittee meetings as well as at the Surgery subcommittee meetings; furthermore a Senior Journal Article Reviewer with the Journal of Paediatric Surgery, and a visiting lecturer at Imperial College London.Honorary Lecturer with St George's Medical School.Each year, Dr Nicholls prepares 3-5 medico-legal reports.
Appendicectomies, cholecystectomies, splenectomies, fundoplications laparoscopically when appropriate,
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomies for assisted nutrition, inguinal hernias, hydrocoeles, undescended testicles, and belly button (umbilical) hernias, circumcisions, release of tongue ties.