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Nicholas Nacey, MD

Nicholas C Nacey, MD

Practice Area: Radiology & Medical Imaging Department: Radiology and Medical Imaging Division: Musculoskeletal Radiology Title: Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Radiology and Medical Imaging
First Floor 1215 Lee St. Charlottesville, VA 22908 Phone: 434.243.0630


Dr. Nacey received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and medical school degree from the University of Virginia. Following medical school, he returned to his hometown of Chicago to obtain his residency training in diagnostic radiology at Northwestern University. He then returned to the University of Virginia to obtain subspecialized training in musculoskeletal radiology and interventions. He joined the faculty within the musculoskeletal radiology division in 2013.

Dr. Nacey has served as the chief of musculoskeletal interventions since joining the faculty. He supervises the large number of joint injections, spine injections and biopsies performed by the musculoskeletal imaging division. His clinical and research interests include fluoroscopy guided pain interventions, musculoskeletal biopsies, musculoskeletal ultrasound guided diagnostic exams and interventions and nerve imaging. His responsibilities include instructing resident and fellow trainees in musculoskeletal radiology, as well as overseeing a number of ongoing research projects. 

Dr. Nacey spends his spare time with his family, which includes three young children. He also enjoys the many outdoor opportunities afforded by living in Central Virginia.