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Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
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Nicole Boniquit
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Gregory P. Nicholson, M.D.
Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Elbow, & Knee Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Nicholson specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery, utilizing state-of-the-art arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to treat sports-related, traumatic, arthritic, and occupational conditions of the shoulder and elbow.

A graduate from Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Nicholson completed his internship and orthopedic residency at University Hospital of Cleveland and completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Nicholson is involved in the design of an advanced shoulder replacement system. He is a consultant to differing orthopedic companies and has designed instruments and implants for shoulder and elbow surgery. He is the principal investigator for funded studies on rotator cuff repair augmentation, and shoulder arthroplasty.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons.

Dr. Nicholson has been involved with taking care of professional baseball athletes since 1993; first with the Indianapolis Indians AAA team, and since 2004 as one of the team physicians for the Chicago White Sox. He also participates with his partners in the care of the Chicago Bulls. Dr. Nicholson has published multiple papers, book chapters, technique papers and videos on conditions and treatment for problems in the shoulder and elbow. He has been the editor for a DVD series on shoulder instability, textbook editor, and currently is the editor for the upcoming AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update-4 for Shoulder and Elbow.

Dr. Gregory Nicholson was voted among the top 10-15% of Top Doctors in America® by U.S.News & World Report and Castle Connolly. The Top Doctors list is widely regarded as a high-quality reference guide to the medical profession.

Practice Emphasis:Shoulder Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Sports Medicine
Medical School:Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency:University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship:New York Orthopedic Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY-Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Procedures:Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
Shoulder replacement
Research Interests:Shoulder instability
Rotator cuff repair
Shoulder replacement in cuff-deficient shoulders
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Lindsay Rudhman, PA

Dr. Nicholson has office hours at the following locations:

Central DuPage Hospital - Outpatient Services
Rush Oak Park Hospital - Medical Office Building
Rush University Medical Center
Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

In the News

National Federation of State High School Associations' Pitch Count Mandate
Regulating Pitch Count for Young Baseball Players to Reduce Shoulder and Elbow Injuries
Doctors and Athletic Trainers Urge States to Regulate Pitch Count for High School Pitchers
Icy Dangers: Dr. Nicholson Warns about Winter Falls
Taking a Look Back: MOR White Sox Team Physicians Receive World Series Rings
MOR Physicians Serve as Venue Medical Directors at CONCACAF Gold Cup Games
Shoulder Overuse Injuries Cause Concern for High School-Aged Athletes
Escalating Epidemic of Shoulder Overuse Syndrome in Young Athletes
Dr. Gregory Nicholson on Baseball Overuse Injuries
MOR Physicians Keeping the Chicago White Sox Healthy During Spring Training
Dr. Nicholson Comments on Chicago Blackhawks Forward Patrick Kane's Shoulder Injury
What it takes to be a Super Athlete like Mary Kate Callahan
Dr. Nicholson Closely Monitors Upper Body Health of the #4 Ranked Para-athlete in the World
Dr. Nicholson Talks about Upper Extremity Injuries among Basketball Players on Bulls TV
MOR Sponsored Athlete Finishes Season Ranked Fourth in World
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Sponsors Para-Athlete
Dr. Nicholson Explains Shoulder Mechanics and Why Young Pitchers Have Pain
Chicago Bulls TV and Radio Network Pregame Live Report with Dr. Nicholson
Dr. Nicholson of Western Springs Recognized as one of Nation's Top Doctors
MOR Health Hot Buttons: Tips for Preventing Overuse Injuries in Children
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Well Represented in 'Top Doctors' List
Dr. Nicholson Talks about Shoulder and Elbow Overuse in Young Athletes
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Heads Back to the Field for Spring Training with the Chicago White Sox
Dr. Nicholson of Western Springs Talks about Chicago Sports Teams
Hunter Hillenmeyer and MOR Physicians Speak to Parents about Youth Sports Injuries
Dr. Nicholson Comments on Overuse Syndrome in Student Athletes
Overuse Syndrome: Tips for Parents and Coaches of Youth Baseball Players
Dr. Nicholson Comments on Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes
Early Care Helps Frozen Shoulder
MOR Sports Medicine Physicians Head to Sox Spring Training Camp
MOR Physicians Make 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® List
Team Physicians for the Chicago White Sox

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