Dr. Jeffrey Nicholson
Physician Assistant
PA Experts Network

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7033 Wellauer Dr
Wisconsin 53213-3734

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Other Languages:
English and Spanish
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Geographical Area of Work:
United States
Types of case:

Criminal   Civil   Family   Professional Negligence/Malpractice   
1. A Study of Malpractice and Safety Comparing PAs to Physicians and APNs   (Link)
2. The Physician Assistant Expert Witness and Medico-legal Consultant: A Guide for Attorneys and Experts   (Link)
Expertise and Experience:
Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, Ph.D., M.Ed., MPAS, is an experienced medical-legal consultant and a leader in the PA profession. He will either help you personally or facilitate an expert from his network of board certified PA Experts in all medical specialties qualified to assist in your case review.

Founded by Dr. Nicholson, The Physician Assistant Experts Network™ is a referral resource for attorneys seeking expert medical opinions on the standard of care provided by physician assistants.
Dr. Nicholson's credentials include:

• Former Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Physician Assistant Program and Associate Professor University of Texas - Southwestern PA Program
• Nineteen years of continuous clinical employment in family practice, emergency medicine, internal medicine, urgent care, occupational medicine; Board certified, licensed, clinically practicing
• Twelve years of full-time PA student teaching and PA program administration experience
• Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
• Degrees from Harvard University, Boston College, University of Wisconsin
• Two-time President of the Wisconsin Academy of Physicians Assistants
• Five-time representative to the American Academy of Physician Assistants House of Delegates
• President of the American Academy of PAs in Legal Medicine (AAPALM)

All PA experts in the PA Expert Network are board certified, state licensed, actively practicing and have prior case review experience. PA experts are available in all medical specialties.


Physician Assistant, Wisconsin License #904-023
National Board Certification, National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Experience

Program Director, University of Wisconsin Physician Assistant Program
Director of Clinical Education, University of Wisconsin Physician Assistant Program
Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern PA Program
19 years of active clinical experience in primary care specialties
11 years Consultant on the PA profession, utilization and risk management

Legal Experience & Services

Eleven years experience as medical-legal consultant and expert witness for all matters involving physician assistant standard of care, scope of practice, education and credentialing. Defense and plaintiff representation fairly equal.


American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine (AAPALM)
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA)
Society of Emergency Medicine PAs
Lawyer References:
Multiple references Available for both Plaintiff and Defense cases. Please contact PA Nicholson for a list.

Disclaimer: Lawyers can only recommend the services of this expert based upon their own professional experience in working with them. They are not liable for any future loss arising out of any act or omission by this expert.