Ramzi Nicolas, MD

Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist
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    About me

    Dr Ramzi Nicolas is a professor in clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in pediatric and fetal cardiology. He earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon and completed a pediatric residency at the State University of New York in Syracuse, New York. He completed fellowships in pediatric cardiology and pediatric interventional cardiology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

    Dr. Nicolas is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Associate Chair of Pediatric Specialty Care in the SIU Medicine Department of Pediatrics. He also serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric Echocardiology at both HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Nicolas is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology, and has a special interest in pediatric interventional cardiology.


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    Education & training

    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
    Chief of Pediatric & Fetal Cardiology
    Associate Chair of Pediatric Specialty Care
    Medical Director of Pediatric Echocardiology for HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital
    Medical Director of Pediatric Echocardiology for Memorial Medical Center
    Board Certifications
    Pediatric Cardiology
    Medical School
    American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY - Pediatrics
    St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, MO - Pediatric interventional cardiology,
    St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University in St. Louis, MO - Pediatric cardiology


    Clinical locations


    SIU Pediatrics - Women and Children's Clinic

    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    SIU Pediatrics at Blessing Hospital

    1005 Broadway St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    SIU Pediatrics at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital

    503 N. Maple St. Effingham, IL 62401

    Family Medicine Outpatient Clinic - Quincy

    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Mon - Tue: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    Wed: 8:00 am-7:00 pm
    Thu - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    Hospital privileges

    • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln IL
    • Blessing Hospital, Quincy IL
    • Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton, IL
    • Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL
    • HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville IL
    • HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield IL
    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • HSHS St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, IL
    • Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center, Springfield IL
    • Memorial Health, Springfield IL
    • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Carbondale IL
    • Passavant Hospital, Jacksonville, IL
    • St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro IL