Dr. Richard Nicholas, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 61

1 Childrens Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
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Dr. Nicholas' Experience

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Dr. Nicholas' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Nicholas Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Nicholas Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Uams Medical Center
4301 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nicholas

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arkansas Childrens Hosp Orth Cl
Arkansas Childrens Hosp Orth Cl
1 Childrens Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
Winthrop P Rockefeller Cncr Ins
Winthrop P Rockefeller Cncr Ins
4301 W Markham St Fl 7
Little Rock, AR 72205
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    Dr. Nicholas' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Nicholas

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California San Francisco

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California San Francisco

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Chicago
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nicholas & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Nicholas' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.0
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicholas to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Nicholas' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nicholas

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Arkansas Childrens Hosp Orth Cl
    1 Childrens Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    (501) 364-1467 (Office)
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    Winthrop P Rockefeller Cncr Ins
    4301 W Markham St Fl 7
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    (501) 296-1200 (Office)
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