(TN) - Dr. Alpa M. Nick, MD


Dr. Nick is a board certified gynecologic oncologist. She joins Tennessee Oncology from St Thomas Medical Partners. Prior to that, she practiced at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where she held a faculty appointment for 5 years. Dr. Nick received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and completed her gynecologic oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX in 2011. As a gynecologic oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Nick worked collaboratively to expand the developmental therapeutics research program and led a quality improvement project focused on improving outcomes and standardizing care for patients with ovarian cancer. Lastly, she worked to implement an enhanced recovery after surgery program focused on improving perioperative care delivery. Dr. Nick provides patients who are high risk or have gynecologic cancers novel and up-to-date medical and surgical treatment options including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and Kentucky.

Education and Training

  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- Fellowship
  • Vanderbilt University - Residency
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport Medical School

Certifications and Licensure

  • KY State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • TN State Medical License 2016 - 2019
  • TX State Medical License 2009 - 2016
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology

Awards, Honors and Recognition

  • Fellow (FACOG) American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists       

Overview (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bpkw_f4eo3g