Heather R. Nolan, MD

Heather R. Nolan, MD

Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
Medical Group
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Heather Nolan, MD, is a pediatric surgeon with the Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. Dr. Nolan is a board-certified surgeon who has received specialized fellowship training in pediatric surgery. Dr. Nolan provides surgical care for newborns, children and adolescents. Pediatric surgeons at The Children's Hospital treat a wide range of conditions including congenital birth defects, hernias, head and neck masses, digestive issues, intra-abdominal conditions, genitourinary issues, thoracic conditions, tumors and cancer.

Dr. Nolan has contributed to multiple medical textbooks, and she has published over 25 articles detailing her research in medical journals such as the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, Pediatric Surgery International, The American Surgeon, Journal of Robotic Surgery, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety and Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics. She has been invited to present at a variety of conferences including the American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, the Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, the Academic Surgical Congress, the International College of Angiology Annual World Congress, the Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons, and the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons. She is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, the Gold Humanism and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Robotic Surgery.



  • University of Kentucky


  • University of Cincinnati


  • Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center


  • Mercer University


  • Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Ga


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • The American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Surgery


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