Dr Nichola Carolyn Wilson

MBChB, FRACS

Biography

Nichola is an orthopaedic surgeon working at Starship Children's Health, Auckland District Health Board, as well as a senior lecturer in the Department of Surgery. She completed her medical degree at Auckland University then her orthopaedic training in New Zealand, followed by a year long Fellowship at Starship in Paediatric Orthopaedics. In 2012, she was awarded an HRC clinical training fellowship to undertake her PhD while working as a consultant at Starship. Nichola completed her PhD in 2017. In addition in 2016  Nichola completed a second paediatric orthopaedic fellowship at AlderHey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Nichola's clinical and research interests are paediatric orthopaedics, gait differences and neuromuscular disorders including cerebral palsy.

Beyond work Nichola enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, as well as reading, cycling and skiing.

Research | Current

Current publications

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Fellow - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Member - New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

Member - Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Wilson, N. C., Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2016). Variability of total step activity in children with cerebral palsy: influence of definition of a day on participant retention within the study. BMC Research Notes, 910.1186/s13104-016-2218-9
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Wilson, N. C., Signal, N., Naude, Y., Taylor, D., & Stott, N. S. (2015). Gait Deviation Index Correlates with Daily Step Activity in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96 (10), 1924-1927. 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.05.024
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Wilson, N. C., Signal, N., Naude, Y., Taylor, D., & Stott, N. S. (2015). Gait Deviation Index Correlates With Daily Step Activity in Children With Cerebral Palsy. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 96 (10), 1924-1927. 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.05.024
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Bowman, M., Mackey, A., Wilson, N., & Stott, N. S. (2015). The effect of a non-surgical orthopaedic physician on wait times to see a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51 (2), 174-179. 10.1111/jpc.12696
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Wilson, N. C. (2015). Measuring outcomes after lower limb surgery in children with cerebral palsy The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32341
  • Zhang, S., Wilson, N. C., Mackey, A. H., & Stott, N. S. (2014). Radiological outcome of reconstructive hip surgery in children with gross motor function classification system IV and V cerebral palsy. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 23 (5), 430-434. 10.1097/bpb.0000000000000075
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Wilson, N. C., Chong, J., Mackey, A. H., & Stott, N. S. (2014). Reported outcomes of lower limb orthopaedic surgery in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: A mapping review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56 (9), 808-814. 10.1111/dmcn.12431
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott
  • Wilson, N. C., Mackey, A. H., & Stott, N. S. (2014). How does the functional mobility scale relate to capacity-based measures of walking ability in children and youth with cerebral palsy?. Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics, 34 (2), 185-196. 10.3109/01942638.2013.791917
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ngaire Stott