Nicole Ciccia is a board certified (NCCPA) Physician Assistant within the Division of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care. She works primarily in the Surgical Intensive Care unit at both the York Street campus and Saint Raphael campus. She received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University and she further pursued her education receiving her Doctorate of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with a concentration in Health Systems Administration from MCPHS University. While obtaining her Doctorate, Nicole researched and studied patient length of stay and its effect on safely discharging patients after surgical procedures. In clinical practice Nicole puts her patients first, providing high quality and compassionate care for the critically ill.