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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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Patient Comments
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September 2017
Dr. Mathew Nicholls is one in a million. He is an EXCELLENT doctor who has a delightful sense of humor. He is also professional, knowledgeable, helpful, kind and caring. I feel blessed.
September 2017
Dr. Nicholls is awesome! I´d definitely recommend him to anyone else needing orthopedic care.