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Dr. James Nicholson III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.1 (42)
Map Pin Small East Setauket, NY
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Nicholson III, MD

Dr. James Nicholson III, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in East Setauket, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Charles Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital and Mather Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Nicholson III an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Nicholson III works at Practice in East Setauket, NY with other offices in Stony Brook, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis, Miner's Knee and Osteoarthritis of Knee along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nicholson III's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Metropolitan Lithotriptor Associates PC
    14 Technology Dr, East Setauket, NY 11733 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-4233
  2. 2
    Office
    8181 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-8285
  3. 3
    Office
    1559 PO Box, Stony Brook, NY 11790 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 444-4233

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Charles Hospital
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Mather Hospital

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Osteoarthritis
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Steroid Injection
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis
Arthrocentesis
Knee Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Femur Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteopenia
Pelvic Fracture
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Dupuytrens Contracture
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femoral Stress Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Hammer Toe
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Internal Derangement of Knee
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Meniscus Tear
Morton's Neuroma
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Ottos Pelvis
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hip
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Snapping Hip
Spina Bifida
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Ankle Arthroscopy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Facet Blocks
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Wound Repair
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    4.1
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1043251655
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Nicholson III has seen patients for Osteoarthritis, Miner's Knee and Osteoarthritis of Knee, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nicholson III on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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