L. Connor Nickels

L. Connor Nickels, M.D., RDMS, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5991

About L. Connor Nickels

Dr. Nickels was born in Memphis, Tennessee.She later moved to Arkansas where she graduated from John Brown University with her undergraduate degree in Biology. She completed medical school at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas and did her residency in emergency medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center, in Orlando, FL. After residency, she accepted a position in a community emergency department in Mountain Home, AR, where she worked fo two years.                       

Dr. Nickels had always been interested in academic emergency medicine and returned to Orlando to become the first ultrasound fellow at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Upon finishing this fellowship, she accepted a position with the faculty at The University of Florida as the director of ultrasound education.                       

Dr. Nickels has facilitated multiple courses in emergency bedside ultrasound. Dr. Nickels sat for and passed her Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer exam and is now certified in medical sonography.

Clinical Profile

  • Emergency Medicine


Complete Genome Sequence of Dengue virus Type 2 from a Resident of North-Central Florida with Locally Transmitted Dengue Fever.
Genome announcements. 5(31) [DOI] 10.1128/genomeA.00782-17. [PMID] 28774993.
Acute on chronic venous thromboembolism on therapeutic anticoagulation.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/295261. [PMID] 24223315.
Aortic dissection and thrombosis diagnosed by emergency ultrasound in a patient with leg pain and paralysis.
Case reports in vascular medicine. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/490126. [PMID] 23431495.
Fibroelastoma as a culprit of syncope.
Case reports in critical care. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/416168. [PMID] 24829825.
The use of bedside ultrasound in the evaluation of patients presenting with signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/312632. [PMID] 24106619.
Assessment of Interest and Confidence in Ultrasonography Skills Amongst Emergency Medicine Residents
Annals of Emergency Medicine. 60
Role of bedside ultrasound in CMV retinitis: a case report.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/690598. [PMID] 23326721.
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-induced hyperkalemia in a patient with normal renal function.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/815907. [PMID] 23326725.
Implementation and evaluation of interventions for home care aides on blood and body fluid exposure in large-group settings.
New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS. 21(2):235-50 [DOI] 10.2190/NS.21.2.g. [PMID] 21733803.
Ultrasound diagnosis of bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture after statin use.
The western journal of emergency medicine. 11(4):306-9 [PMID] 21079697.
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An intervention effectiveness study of hazard awareness training in the construction building trades.
Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 124 Suppl 1:160-8 [PMID] 19618818.
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The WHO modules in occupational safety and health: training for prevention.
Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 124(1):169-76 [PMID] 19413039.
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Case referrals to OSHA from an Interfaith Workers’ Rights Center.
Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene. 5(1):d7-10 [PMID] 17987489.
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Efficacy of an outdoor air pollution education program in a community at risk for asthma morbidity.
The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 45(9):839-44 [DOI] 10.1080/02770900802339759. [PMID] 18972306.
An English/Spanish safety climate scale for construction workers.
American journal of industrial medicine. 50(6):438-42 [PMID] 17492632.
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Personal care assistants and blood exposure in the home environment: focus group findings.
Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action. 1(2):125-31 [DOI] 10.1353/cpr.2007.0017. [PMID] 20208231.
Trainer evaluation of a union-based ten-hour safety and health hazard-awareness program for U.S. construction workers.
International journal of occupational and environmental health. 13(1):56-63 [PMID] 17427349.
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Effectiveness of community health workers for promoting use of safety eyewear by Latino farm workers.
American journal of industrial medicine. 46(6):607-13 [PMID] 15551366.
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Occupational safety of home health workers.
JAMA. 290(23):3069-70; author reply 3070 [PMID] 14679265.
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Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDT7710 Elec Topic Emerg Med
PAS5930 Special Topics
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2

Contact Details

(352) 265-5991