Daniel Nicholson, MD

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Daniel Nicholson, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

About Dr. Daniel Nicholson

Dr. Dan Nicholson is an orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in sports medicine. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. Dr. Nicholson has a special interest in prevention and treatment of ACL injuries, cartilage restoration procedures, and robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacements.
Dr. Nicholson is passionate about building strong, personable relationships with his patients that helps to optimize both surgical and nonsurgical outcomes and provide an overall improved quality of life. While completing a sports medicine fellowship in Houston, Texas, Dr. Nicholson served as an associate team physician for the Houston Texans, Astros, Rockets and Dynamo professional sports teams and the University
of Houston Athletic Department.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Residency, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Internship, Department of General Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science with Honors, Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Services Offered

  • Sports Medicine for all ages
  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee
  • Knee Ligament, Meniscus, and Cartilage Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability, Rotator Cuff and Labrum Tears
  • Tendon and Muscle Injuries/Tears 
  • Surgical and Nonsurgical treatment of arthritis
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacement
  • Platelet-rich plasma injections and applications
  • Fracture Care

Special Interests

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • ACL injuries and Cartilage Restoration
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Orthobiologics: PRP, Stem Cells
  • Robotic-Assisted Partial and Total Knee Replacement


Northside Provider Directory Details

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