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General Surgery Resident
DO, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robbins, N.L. (2007), Role of inward rectifier potassium channels (KIR) and the sodium-potassium pump (Na-K pump) in arterioles and feed arteries from rat soleus muscle. The FASEB Journal, Vol. 21, No. 5, LB95.
The VP (Vascular Preserving) Technique. a Novel Approach to Simultaneous Augmentation Mastopexy and Comparison with Conventional Technique Francesco Gargano, M.D., PhD1, Nick Robbins, MS2, Jared Potts, MS3 and Richard J. Zienowicz, MD1, (1)Brown University, Providence, RI, (2)Rocky Vista University, Denver, CO, (3)The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA. 2013.
Total Ulnar Aplasia in a Patient with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome: the Most Extreme Case of Ulnar Deficiency Richard Y. Kim M.D., Nick Robbins, MS, Francesco Gargano, M.D., PhD, Lee E. Edstrom M.D., George P. Chatson M.D. Department of Plastic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University, Providence, RI. 2013.
The Role of the Brain in the Pathophysiology of Acute Mountain Sickness.
Role of inward rectifier potassium channels (KIR) and the sodium-potassium pump (Na-K pump) in arterioles and feed arteries from rat soleus muscle. The Experimental Biology Conference, Washington, D.C., 2007
Honors & Awards:
Valedictorian of Class of 2014, RVU
Class Rank: 1 of 148
Deans list 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Top 10% in all medical school course work
Natural Science Division Scholarship, summer 2006 and academic year, 2006-2007
Upon completion of his undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine, Dr. Robbins moved to Denver, CO and spent several years researching high altitude medicine before pursuing his medical degree. Dr. Robbins graduated valedictorian of his class from Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. As a medical student he took time to pursue his passion for traveling and medical humanitarianism abroad visiting Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and India to learn about the different cultures and the individual needs each of these people groups face. Dr. Robbins enjoys challenges and sees them as opportunities to learn and grow. He also enjoys being in the mountains biking or backcountry skiing and being on the water, fishing, surfing and kayaking.
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