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Stephen J. Nicholas, MD
Director

    
Stephen J. Nicholas, MD
 
 

Stephen J Nicholas MD the Founder and current Director of NY ORTHOPEDICS is a recognized authority in the field of Sports Medicine. As Director of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, the first hospital based facility dedicated to the study of sports medicine in the country, he has continued the renowned research and training in the fields of sports medicine and physical therapy.

Over the years, Dr. Nicholas has dedicated a great deal of time to treating professional, collegiate and amateur athletes. He has served as the orthopedic team physician for the New York Jets Football Club, New York Islanders Hockey Team and the athletes at Hofstra University. He also served as a member of the mayor's New York City Sports Commission.

Dr. Nicholas has been recognized as "One of New York's Best Doctors" by New York Magazine for the last ten years. In 2005 he was accepted as a member of the American Orthopaedic Association which signifies honor and accomplishment in orthopedics and commitment to active leadership in the specialty.

Stephen Nicholas MD is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Harvard University. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College followed by a residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. 

Specialty/ Clinical Interests

  • Sports medicine - all facets of sports medicine
  • Shoulder - instability, labral tears, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder arthroplasty.   
  • Knee - ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, unicondylar knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.
  • Elbow - ligament injuries, fracture, elbow arthroscopy.
  • Orthopedic Surgery - fractures of shoulder, elbow and knee.



Office Location(s):

NY ORTHOPEDICS - [ Mailing Address ]


130 East 77th St.
5th Floor
New York, New York   10075
Location Phone: (212) 737-3301
Location Fax: (212) 734 - 0407

Scarsdale Orthopedics


2 Overhill Road
Suite 310
Scarsdale, New York   10583
Location Phone: (914) 725-6970
Additional Location Phone: Appt Desk: 646.619.8951
Location Fax: (914) 725 6972

NY ORTHOPEDICS - Long Island - note address change


1101 Stewart Avenue
Suite 100
Garden City, New York   11530
Location Phone: (212) 737-3301
Additional Location Phone: Appt Desk: 646.619.8951
Location Fax: 212-734-0407

NY ORTHOPEDICS - SAGA 2


159 East 74th Street
2nd Floor
New York, New York   10021
Location Phone: (212) 737-3301
Additional Location Phone: Billing: (646) 619-8950
Location Fax: (212) 439-1695

My Phone: 212-737-3301
Fax: 212-737-4876

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Orthopaedic Surgery

Other Specialties:
Sports Medicine
General Orthopedics

Undergraduate Education:
BA : 1982
Harvard University
Medical Education:
MD : 1986
New York Medical College

Fellowship:
James A Nicholas Sports Medicine Fellowship : 1992
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies - Pace University
Associate Director
Sports Medicine Fellowship - Lenox Hill Hospital, Department of Orthopedics
Director
Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT), Lenox Hill Hospital
Director
Bioskills Laboratory - Lenox Hill Hospital, Department of Orthopedics

Board Certifications:
Orthopedic Surgery : 2004 - recertified
American Board of Medical Specialties - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery : 1994
American Board of Medical Specialties - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Affiliations:
Medical Society of State of New York
American Medical Association
New York County Medical Society
Medical Leadership Council Lenox Hill Hospital
Advisory Board
Hellenic Medical Society
Quigley Orthopaedic Society
American Orthopaedic Association

 


Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Honors and Awards:
Maurice Cowen MD Memorial Award for Excellence in Medical Education : 2005
Lenox Hill Hospital
Maurice Cowen MD Memorial Award for Excellence in Medical Education : 1999
Lenox Hill Hospital
Distinguished Achievement Award : 1999
National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame
Top Doctors in New York : 1998, 1999, 2001-2005
New York Magazine