Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(20)
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Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MD
Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Westchester, IL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Nicholson is affiliated with Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush University Medical Center.

Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

2450 Wolf Rd Ste F

Westchester, IL 60154

Contact Information

(312) 361-2111

Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MD

Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Care Philosophy

Shoulder and elbow problems are a little bit different. You're not visibly limping when you have a shoulder or an elbow problem, but it's a quality of life issue. And night pain is a huge issue in shoulder problems. People don't sleep, their personality changes, they've stopped working out, or they've stopped doing something they love. So I try to educate them on why this may be happening and set up a treatment plan for them. Now the vast majority of people I see, we can get better with conservative management, but we give them the surgical options also. We can always improve our conservative management, our surgical technique, our surgical results. And at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, we have a tremendous translational research program where what we're doing in the bench lab, we can translate to the operating room - to the patient - but at the same time we're always clinically following our patients. So if we find a technique or result that's better than something else we can always improve. For me that's the satisfaction of it, to get somebody back and give them the options to do what they want to do, not this is the only thing you can do but to get back to do what they want to do.
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Dr. Nicholson's Experience

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Dr. Nicholson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New York Hospital At Columbian Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nicholson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nicholson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicholson to family and friends
3.7
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Nicholson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Bolingbrook, IL |
Dr Nicholson repaired a large tear to my rotator cuff and I have full range of motion and feel as good as new.
in Orland Park, IL |
I visited Jan of 2015 for a shoulder injury. He did a few tests, x-rays, and sent me home with pills and 6weeks pt for what I was told was a fluke. Made a follow up because it still hurt only to get 4 more weeks pt. Made a 3rd follow up and was yawned at by a fellow who I didn't even make an appointment with. No diagnosis. Felt hopeless and they made me feel it was all in my head. I waited a year to seek another opinion. The 2nd ortho did a scope and found a large tear + tenodesis...
in Saint Charles |
Very good and straight forward will tell you how it is.
in Elgin, IL |
All aspects were excellent
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Dr. Nicholson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nicholson has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 S Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
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