Dr. Stephen J. Nicholas, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 54

159 E 74th St Suite 2
New York, NY 10021
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Hospital Quality

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Lenox Hill Hospital
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
NY ORTHOPEDICS
NY ORTHOPEDICS - LI
1103 Stewart Ave Suite 100
Garden City, NY 11530
NY ORTHOPEDICS
NY ORTHOPEDICS - SAGA
159 E 74th St Suite 2
New York, NY 10021
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    Dr. Nicholas' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Nicholas' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1994
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    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Bicep Repairs
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Casting
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hardware Removal
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
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    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Joint Surgery
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Splinting
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tommy John Surgery
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Knee
    • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    More
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Nicholas

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    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

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital For Spec Surgery
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    Harvard University
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nicholas & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Nicholas' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Hospital for Special Surgery

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • NYU Langone Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nicholas

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicholas to family and friends

    38 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Nicholas' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    39 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    38 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    38 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 39 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nicholas
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    39 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    39 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    39 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    39 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Nicholas accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Meritain Health
    • National Elevator
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • Tufts Health Plans
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    NY ORTHOPEDICS
    NY ORTHOPEDICS - LI
    1103 Stewart Ave Suite 100
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (212) 737-3301 (Office)
    B
    NY ORTHOPEDICS
    NY ORTHOPEDICS - SAGA
    159 E 74th St Suite 2
    New York, NY 10021
    (212) 737-3301 (Office)
    C
    NY ORTHOPEDICS
    NY ORTHOPEDICS - BLACK HALL 5
    130 E 77th St Suite 5
    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 737-3301 (Office)
    D
    NY ORTHOPEDICS
    Scarsdale Orthopedics
    2 Overhill Rd Suite 310
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (212) 737-3301 (Office)
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