Specialties

Orthopaedics (Board certified since 2014)

At a Glance

  • 2011 Started practicing
  • 7 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

About Dr. Nicholson

Daniel Nicholson, MD is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. After graduating from medical school at Emory University, Dr. Nicholson completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. During fellowship, Dr. Nicholson served as a member of the medical staff with the Houston Texans, Astros, Rockets, Dynamos and the University of Houston. He has served as team physician for several high schools in the Atlanta area. Dr. Nicholson is currently offering treatment with ortho-biologics, including platelet-rich plasma and stem cell injections utilized in an evidence-based manner. He focuses on building a strong patient-doctor relationship in order to optimize both surgical and non-surgical outcomes.

My Clinical Interests

  • ACL surgery
  • arthroscopic surgery
  • Cartilage Reconstruction/Repair
  • compression fractures
  • elbow
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hip surgery
  • knee/non-surgical tx
  • knee arthroplasty
  • knee replacement
  • knee surgery
  • lower extremity reconstruction
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • microsurgery
  • neuropathic pain
  • orthopaedic trauma
  • orthopaedic tumors
  • osteomyelitis
  • peripheral nerve surgery
  • radiculopathy
  • sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • sacroiliac joint injection
  • sciatica
  • scoliosis
  • shoulder
  • shoulder arthoplasty
  • shoulder rotator cuff sx
  • sports concussions
  • sports medicine
  • tendon/ligament injuries
  • total joint replacement
  • trauma
  • trigger point injection
  • wrist

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2006

INTERNSHIP

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2007

RESIDENCY

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2011

FELLOWSHIP

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2012

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Major Publications

Impingement Syndrome: Temporal Outcomes of Non-Operative Treatment, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 2009

Splinting ABCs: Upper and Lower Extremity Splinting in the Emergency Department, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Perimeter Orthopeadics PC

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 404-255-5595
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1 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2006

INTERNSHIP

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2007

RESIDENCY

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2011

FELLOWSHIP

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2012

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Major Publications

Impingement Syndrome: Temporal Outcomes of Non-Operative Treatment, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 2009

Splinting ABCs: Upper and Lower Extremity Splinting in the Emergency Department, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online