Nicole Siparsky, MD, FACS

Associate Professor
Department of General Surgery, Rush Medical College
Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery
Role: Clinician, Faculty
Joined Rush in August 2015


I am a General Surgeon who specializes in the delivery of emergency surgical services and surgical critical care.

What inspired you to get into your field?

I find the disease process fascinating.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

I enjoy teaching the clinical content that interests me.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

Mentorship is a vital part of the development of any professional.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

Women surgeons are a minority at Rush. If you find one that you enjoy working with or look up to, seek that person out as a mentor.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

Traveling, being outdoors, gardening