Allison McNickle

Allison McNickle, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery



Allison G. McNickle, MD, has a trauma surgery and research background, with a special interest in trauma resuscitation and the management of extremity injuries. In addition to her clinical practice, she actively trains others to care for trauma patients through advanced trauma life support and pre-hospital lectures.

Dr. McNickle is an assistant professor at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Surgery and the section chief of trauma surgery. Board-certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care, she also serves as the associate program director of the acute care surgery fellowship.

Dr. McNickle was raised in the Chicago suburbs and now resides in Las Vegas. She is an outdoor enthusiast, spending her free time hiking, climbing, and canyoneering.

For patient services, please contact the UNLV Health General Surgery Clinic.


  • Board Certification: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship Program: Acute Care Surgery, University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Medicine
  • Residency Program: General Surgery, University of Illinois-Chicago at Mount Sinai
  • Medical School: MD, Rush Medical College
  • Graduate School: MS, Anatomy, Rush Graduate College
  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University