Nancy J. Stiles, MD

Clinical interests

  • Clinical Care of the Elderly
  • Dementia
  • Functional Decline
  • Geriatric Nutrition
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Geriatrics
  • Successful Aging

Nancy J. Stiles, MD


My name is Nancy Stiles; I received my medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. I completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas at San Antonio, followed by a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

I am presently a member of the Technical Expert Panel Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and of the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Research Committee. I have Honorary Membership in the Physician Assistant National Honor Society, Pi Alpha and have been involved with the Kentucky Geriatric Society since 1994 having served as Vice President, President and on the board of directors throughout the years. I am a member of the American Medical Association and the American Geriatric Society.

I am on the editorial board of the Journal of Geriatrics and Palliative Care. I have been recognized by “Today’s Geriatric Medicine” for her work in Geriatrics.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Medicine


University of Texas Medical School at Houston

University of Texas Medical Center, San Antonio

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

UK Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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  1. Jicha GA, Abner EL, Schmitt FA, Kryscio RJ, Riley KP, Cooper GE, Stiles N, Mendiondo MS, Smith CD, Van Eldik LJ, Nelson PT. Preclinical AD Workgroup staging: pathological correlates and potential challenges. Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Mar; 33(3):622.e1-622.e16. PMID: 21507528.
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  2. Riley KP, Jicha GA, Davis D, Abner EL, Cooper GE, Stiles N, Smith CD, Kryscio RJ, Nelson PT, Van Eldik LJ, Schmitt FA. Prediction of preclinical Alzheimer's disease: longitudinal rates of change in cognition. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011; 25(4):707-17. PMID: 21498903.
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  3. Stiles NJ, Bratcher D, Ramsbottom-Lucier M, Hunter G. Evaluating fire safety in older persons through home visits. J Ky Med Assoc. 2001 Mar; 99(3):105-10. PMID: 11268784.
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  4. Stiles NJ, Boosalis MG, Bowen J. A geriatric nutrition clinic: addressing the nutritional needs of the elderly through an interdisciplinary team. J Nutr Elder. 1996; 15(3):33-42. PMID: 8948955.
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  5. Boosalis MG, Stiles NJ. Nutritional assessment in the elderly: biochemical analyses. Clin Lab Sci. 1995 Jan-Feb; 8(1):31-3. PMID: 10150464.
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  6. Stiles NJ, Boosalis MG. Case report of zinc deficiency in an elderly woman. Clin Lab Sci. 1995 Jan-Feb; 8(1):39-42. PMID: 10150466.
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