Nichole Urban, M.D.
Nichole Urban, M.D. is the newest addition to Premier Surgical Specialists. She was raised in Richmond, Michigan and graduated cum laude from Central Michigan University in 2001. She then received a post-graduate degree at Wayne State University, completing her Masters of Basic Medical Science in 2003. Immediately thereafter, she attended the Wayne State University School of Medicine and received her medical degree in 2007.
She then went on to complete her general surgery residency from 2007-2013 at the William Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan. During this time she also completed a one-year surgical research fellowship. She was successful enough during her research time that she was able to present her works at many prestigious conferences, including the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, the Detroit Surgical Association, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
She has successfully completed all of the criteria set forth by the American Board of Surgery and is eligible for board certification in 2014.
Dr. Urban joined Premier Surgical Specialists in August of 2013 immediately after completing her surgical residency. Her current scope of practice includes gastrointestinal surgery, gastrointestinal cancers, thyroid and other endocrine surgery, and a range of laparoscopic procedures such as gallbladder removal, appendectomy, inguinal and ventral hernia repairs, and colectomy. As a recent surgical graduate, she is well trained on the latest and best general surgical procedures. This includes verification of her laparoscopic skills by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
She has been active in professional societies. Her memberships include the following: American College of Surgeons, Candidate Group; the Detroit Surgical Association; the Central Michigan University Alumni Association.
In addition, she has been an active member of the resident medical staff at William Beaumont Hospital. She has served on the Surgical Quality Assessment Committee and the Corporate CPR Committee. She has been very active in didactic teaching and lecturing for fellow residents as well as medical students.
Dr. Urban is on staff at William Beaumont Hospitals in Troy and Royal Oak.