Dr. Nicole Podrat (or Dr. Nikki, as her patients like to call her) has been a dentist since 1997. While in dental school, she was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a dental honor society. She has received prestigious awards from the International College of Dentists and the American Society of Dentistry for Children. After finishing her doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, she stayed an extra year to earn her Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate. Her passion for treating children began early in her career. She was an associate at two pediatric dental practices, located in Pittsburgh and Butler. Before joining Miracle Dental Associates, Dr. Podrat owned dental practices in the West End of Pittsburgh and in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh. She also found a love for teaching, and was an adjunct instructor for the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting program at the Bradford School.
Dr. Nikki lives in Wexford with her sons, Andrew and Alex. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Bandit, and her cats, Emerald and Diamond. Her hobbies include reading and painting.