Nicolette A. Picerno, M.D.


 “A patient’s trust is what I want most…trust that is gained by not just listening to patients, but by spending the time it takes to truly hear them.” 


Dr. Picerno takes the time to understand each patient’s unique conditions and pays strong attention to detail. Dr. Picerno is able to put her patients at ease, developing a sense of trust and reassuring them that she will choose the best care and treatment. She welcomes the opportunity to cooperate with patients’ other healthcare providers.


Areas of expertise: 

-Minimally invasive treatments and surgery for the head, face, and neck

-Medical and surgical treatment of childhood ear problems

-Medical and surgical treatment of nasal and sinus problems

-Treatment of adult and pediatric throat, voice, tonsil, and adenoid problems

-Treatment of thyroid and submandibular glands

-Aesthetic surgery of the face and neck, including facelifts, brow lifts, and eye lifts

-Otolaryngic Allergy

-Nutritional and lifestyle contributions for good health



-Board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

-Board certified by the American Board of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery

-M.D. degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA

     -Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

-Surgery residency and internship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA

-Fellowship at the Beeson Aesthetic Surgery Institute in Carmel, IN


Professional Affiliations:

-American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

-American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

-American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

-American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

-American Medical Association

-American Academy of Laser Surgery in Medicine

-National Association of Professional Women



-“Women of the Year” – American Biographical Institute 2006, 2009, 2012

-“America’s Best Cosmetic Doctor” – Castle Connolly 2005 & 2006

-“ America’s Top Physicians” – Consumer Research Council of America 2004 & 2005


Life Outside of Associates of Otolaryngology:

Dr. Picerno enjoys spending time with her three boys and her dogs. She and her husband own a local doggie daycare. She participates in the active Colorado lifestyle, including hiking, tennis, camping, and skiing. She also enjoys traveling and has a special appreciation of the fine arts and music. Dr. Picerno is actively involved in Girls, Inc.