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Mathew Nicholls, MD, PhD
Orthopedics
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Nicholls specializes in conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder as well as fractures.
Personal Information
Dr. Nicholls likes mountaineering/climbing, skiing, scuba diving and traveling. Dr. Nicholls speaks Portuguese, Spanish and French.
Languages
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Joint Replacement
Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, 1999 PhD, University of Kentucky Department of Biochemistry, Lexington, 1997
Residency
University of Kentucky, Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Lexington, 2004
Professional Activities and Awards
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Fellow
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. Nicolls is a phenomenal doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Great bedside manner, very patient and attentive!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Thorough in explaining the details of what work needed to be done & put together a treatment plan in that office visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Doctor was on time. Came in with a smile & listened to my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Good.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
The doctor was very helpful and he discussed all my options for treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Very impressed with *Dr. Nicholls.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Very thorough explanation of treatment options.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
I liked *Dr. Nicholls' explanations, he made me understand exactly what's wrong w/my shoulder. I look forward to him fixing my problem I've suffered w/for many years, I look forward to relief after surgery.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
I was not convinced I should receive the "shot" in my knee - he explained why and I trusted his explanation - wow so much better now...
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Thorough, great explanation & discussion of next steps I like that he reviewed past histories as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Good.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Nice chat... I probably won't follow up with the PT but overall was ok.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Nichols is thorough yet efficient. It was first time seeing him, but I was glad to get someone with so much experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. seemed to be in a rush. I understand but wished he left more space in conversation for me to process the information and develop more questions while we were connected.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Nicholls is outstanding. He talks with me, listens to me, and devises a very good plan of treatment with me.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Love Dr. Nicholls "bedside manner". He's forthcoming, caring, respectful....and funny !
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Low key and direct. Love it.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
appreciated the time Dr. Matthew Nichols spent with us.