Dr. Michael Nicoson, MD

Dr. Michael Nicoson, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Michael Nicoson, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville in 2007 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

2400 Eastpoint Pkwy # 570

Louisville, KY 40223

Contact Information

(502) 409-6898

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 90% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Nicoson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nicoson "With his unique training background in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Michael C. Nicoson is ideally suited to treat all conditions of the hand and wrist. Dr Nicoson is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who trained under leading surgical innovators at some of the most renowned medical centers in the United States, including the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and Washington University in St. Louis."

6  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Benign Tumor
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Congenital Hand Anomaly
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scaphoidectomy - Four Corner Fusion
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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29  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Bellarmine University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Nicoson, MD
This doctor is great. He does not hurry you out of the room he explains everything. I am about to have surgery on my hand but I am not worried at all Thanks to him.
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Mona Crouch in Elizabethtown – Apr 15, 2018
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Dr. Nicoson is the best hand doctor I have encountered for my 8 years of wrist pain. Although I am not fully pain free, he has listened and taken a very thorough diagnostic approach. Since I have had four surgeries, he wants to be certain before trying anything else, and I really appreciate that...Read More
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Jeffrey Coulter in Louisville, KY – Dec 06, 2017
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Dr. Nicoson is great. I came to him after I had seen Dr. Farner who had a terrible table side manner and did not perform any diagnostics. Dr. Nicoson explained everything in detail and was wonderful at answering all of my questions and making me feel comfortable and confident in him. He has been...Read More
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Laura S. in Louisville, KY – Apr 05, 2017
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He is great! Fixed my wife's shattered wrist good as new. He has a great staff, too. You won't find a better practice.
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Tom Y. in Louisville, KY – Mar 16, 2017
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This Dr. and his staff are awesome!! I will recommend him to everyone I know. They did an excellent job. I wish all of my surgerys went like this. Thanks again
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Richard Coxey in Radcliff,Ky – Sep 13, 2016
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