Daniel Nicholson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta, GA, Emory-Adventist Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Atlanta, GA

Orthopedic Sports Medicine


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Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFELLOWSHIP
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of Florida
    University of FloridaOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2011 - 2013
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2009 - 2011
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012-2013
  • Joseph B. Whitehead Surgical Scholarship 2005
  • Huggins Family Scholarship 2002, 2005
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Impingement Syndrome: Temporal Outcomes of Non-Operative Treatment  
    Cummins CA, Sasso L, Nicholson D, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 1/1/2009


  • The Kinematics of the Pivot Shift Test Demonstrated Through Computer-Controlled Testing.
    Gold J, Ismaily S, Patel R, Wallace S, Nicholson D, Lowe W, Noble P, Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 1/1/2013
  • Impingement Syndrome: Temporal Outcomes of Nonoperative Treatment.
    Cummins CA, Sasso LM, Nicholson D, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada, 7/1/2007
  • Outcome in Multiple Trauma Elderly Patients with Orthopaedic Injuries.
    Nicholson D, Cannada L, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 3/1/2006
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  • “Tibial Tunnel Positioning has Greater Impact than Femoral Tunnel Positioning on Anterior Stability Following ACL Reconstruction” 
  • “Examination of the Painful Knee” 
    NASA Johnson Space Center - 5/1/2012
  • “ACL Injury Prevention” 
    The Methodist Hospital - 4/1/2012
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  • “Splinting ABCs: Upper and Lower Extremity Splinting in the Emergency Department.” (video) 
    John F. Sarwark J, Maizels M, Adler M, Nicholson D, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online

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Hospital Affiliations