Nicholas R. Szumski, M.D.

Nicholas R. Szumski, M.D.

Dr. Nicholas R. Szumski is a neurological surgeon who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed his residency at UCLA. The physician is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Humanism in Medicine Society, and the American Academy of Neurology. For 2 years, Dr. Nicholas R. Szumski was Medical Education Fellow and subsequently a Fellow Physician focusing on movement disorders for another 2 years at UCLA. The neurosurgeon also has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Harvard University. He also specializes in psychiatry.

He has plenty of volunteering experience, including with the Parkinson's Disease Community of Los Angeles, whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people living with the disorder. Dr. Nicholas R. Szumski is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has approximately 20 years of professional experience. Prior to practicing medicine in the state of California, the physician had a medical license for Iowa. Dr. Nicholas R. Szumski is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Neurology Resident Teaching Award and the CMS Stage 1 EHR. He is a member of multiple associations and organizations, such as the California Neurology Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Cigna
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthNet
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Central Iowa Health System


UCLA Medical Center


UCLA Medical Center

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Neurology American Academy of Neurology
  • Publications & Media