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Ashley L. Nickerson, D.O.

General Cardiology & Advanced Cardiac Imaging/Cardiology Fellowship Associate Program Director
Bachelor of Science: Behavioral Neuroscience
Northeastern University, Magna Cum Laude
Boston, MA
Medical School
Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine
University of New England
Biddeford, ME
Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

General Cardiology Fellowship
Magnolia Regional Health Center
University of South Florida Affiliate
Corinth, MS
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA
Board Certifications
Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

Kentucky State Board of Medical Licensure

American Board of Osteopathic
Medical Examiners
Internal Medicine, 2012

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine
General Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology
Ashley L. Nickerson, D.O.

  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • General Cardiology


Dr. Nickerson received advanced fellowship training at the University of Kentucky in advanced cardiac imaging. Dr. Nickerson is level 3 trained in cardiac MRI and CT  and board-certified in internal medicine, general cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. Dr. Nickerson currently serves as assistant program director for our cardiology fellowship training prgram, as well as key core facility. She is the director of cardiac imaging and specializes in general cardiology and advance cardiac imaging.

Dr. Nickerson pioneered the cardiac MRI program, which allows our facility to proudly offer this imaging modality to aid in a variety of cardiac imaging, including viability assessment and cardiac stress testing.

Professional Affiliations

American College of Physicians
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American Osteopathic Association


Sentara Heart Hospital
Dr. Jaime Murillo
January, 2010 – June 2012
Resident Research Project
"Evaluation of Global and Regional Volumes as an Independent Predictor of Response to Cardiac Resynchronization

Northeastern Biology Department
September, 2003 – December, 2004
Junior Research Assistant

Northeastern Neuroscience Department
September, 2001- June, 2003
Research Assistant

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