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Roger D. Nichols II, MD


Dr. Nichols received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1985. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1989. He then performed his internship and radiology residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center from 1989-1994. He was chief resident Radiology at UNMC in 1994. He then completed a fellowship in MRI at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1995.

In 1997, after two years in private practice in Little Rock, Arkansas, Dr. Nichols joined Boulder Radiologists, Inc.

Dr. Nichols is board certified in diagnostic radiology and is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, the Colorado Radiological Society, the American Roentgen Society, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the Boulder Medical Society. He has been active within the Medical Staff at Boulder Community Health, having previously served as member and Chair of Credentials Committee, Chief of Medical Staff (2007-2008), and is currently Chair of the Practitioner Health and Well-Being Committee.

Dr. Nichols’ areas of expertise include imaging and care of the injured athlete, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, and oncology care. He enjoys providing state-of-the-art care to his patients in a safe and comfortable environment.

He is one of the co-founders of the BSTRONG ride, an annual charity bike ride providing funds for local cancer care in Boulder. Established in 2010, the ride has been the primary sponsor for the Integrative Cancer Center at Boulder Community Health since that time.

When not working, Dr Nichols believes that time spent outdoors is the best medicine, and will use any excuse possible (cycling, skiing, hiking, etc.) to maximize time spent in Mother Nature, both in the lovely state of Colorado and abroad.

  • Medical School
  • University of Iowa
  • Residency
  • University of Nebraska Med. Ctr.
  • Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital