Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - PCOM
Professor and Chair

Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO


Office: 215-871-6425
Publications and Selected Works


PCOM OMM Department

Dr. Nicholas serves as professor and chair in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.


Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Board Certification

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 1985

  • Education

    • Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975-1976
    • Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975
    • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1971
  • Courses

    1st-3rd year medical curriculum: Osteopathic Principles and Practice/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
    Clinical rotations: 3rd and 4th year medical students

  • Awards

    • FAAO Distinguished Service Award for recognition of outstanding contribution to the Osteopathic medical profession, May 2017
    • PCOM Alumni Association's Certificate of Merit, March 2014
    • Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, 2014
    • Honorary President, German-American Academy of Osteopathy (DAAO), 2013
    • Frederick Solomon, DO Award of Merit, 1999
    • Linback Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1996
    • Eimberbrink Award for Proficiency in Osteopathic Techniques, 1975
  • Memberships

    • American Osteopathic Association
    • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
    • American Academy of Osteopathy
    • German-American Academy of Osteopathy (DAAO)