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Gregory P. Nicholson, MD

Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
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  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland - Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: New York Orthopedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder stabilization
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
Research Interests:
  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder replacement in cuff-deficient shoulders
Languages Spoken:
  • English
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  • Prairie Medical Center of Westchester
  • 2450 S. Wolf Rd.
  • Suite F
  • Westchester, IL  60154
  • Phone: (312) 243-4244
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Role of the superior labrum after biceps tenodesis in glenohumeral stability.
    Strauss EJ, Salata MJ, Sershon RA, Garbis N, Provencher MT, Wang VM, McGill KC, Bush-Joseph CA, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 Sep 30
  2. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty in patients of varying body mass index.
    Gupta AK, Chalmers PN, Rahman Z, Bruce B, Harris JD, McCormick F, Abrams GD, Nicholson GP
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 Sep 30
  3. The high failure rate of biologic resurfacing of the glenoid in young patients with glenohumeral arthritis.
    Strauss EJ, Verma NN, Salata MJ, McGill KC, Klifto C, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Romeo AA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 Sep 3
  4. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for acute proximal humeral fracture: comparison to open reduction-internal fixation and hemiarthroplasty.
    Chalmers PN, Slikker, Mall NA, Gupta AK, Rahman Z, Enriquez D, Nicholson GP
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 Sep 27
  5. Clinical outcomes of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty in patients aged younger than 60 years.
    Sershon RA, Van Thiel GS, Lin EC, McGill KC, Cole BJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 Oct 12
  6. Suprascapular nerve entrapment isolated to the spinoglenoid notch: surgical technique and results of open decompression.
    Mall NA, Hammond JE, Lenart BA, Enriquez DJ, Twigg SL, Nicholson GP
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg
    2013 May 7
  7. Arthroscopic primary rotator cuff repairs in patients aged younger than 45 years.
    Lin EC, Mall NA, Dhawan A, Sherman SL, McGill KC, Provencher MT, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Solomon DJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA.
    Arthroscopy. 2013
    2013 May
    29(5):811-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.01.015. Epub 2013 Mar 16.
  8. Arthroscopic management of recalcitrant stiffness following rotator cuff repair: A retrospective analysis.
    Bhatia S, Mather RC 3rd, Hsu AR, Ferry AT, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Verma NN.
    Indian J Orthop. 2013
    2013 Mar
    47(2):143-9. doi: 10.4103/0019-5413.108892.
  9. Clinical outcomes of hemiarthroplasty and biological resurfacing in patients aged younger than 50 years.
    Hammond LJ, Lin EC, Harwood DP, Juhan TW, Gochanour E, Klosterman EL, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Verma NN, Romeo AA.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013
    2013 Jun 21. doi:pii: S1058-2746(13)00205-X. 10.1016/j.jse.2013.04.015. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Open repair of retracted latissimus dorsi tendon avulsion.
    Ellman MB, Yanke A, Juhan T, Verma NN, Nicholson GP, Bush-Joseph C, Romeo AA.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013
    2013 Jun
  11. Open repair of an acute latissimus tendon avulsion in a Major League Baseball pitcher.
    Ellman MB, Yanke A, Juhan T, Verma NN, Nicholson GP, Bush-Joseph C, Bach BR Jr, Romeo AA.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013
    2013 Jul
    22(7):e19-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.03.013. Epub 2013 May 21. No abstract available.
  12. Predictors of Early Complications of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.
    Chalmers PN, Gupta AK, Rahman Z, Bruce B, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP
    J Arthroplasty
    2013 Aug 5
  13. Arthroscopic repair for posterior shoulder instability.
    Lenart BA, Sherman SL, Mall NA, Gochanour E, Twigg SL, Nicholson GP.
    Arthroscopy. 2012
    2012 Oct
    28(10):1337-43. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2012.03.011. Epub 2012 Jun 15.
  14. The role of platelet-rich plasma in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a systematic review with quantitative synthesis.
    Chahal J, Van Thiel GS, Mall N, Heard W, Bach BR, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Verma NN, Whelan DB, Romeo AA.
    Arthroscopy. 2012
    2012 Nov
    28(11):1718-27. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2012.03.007. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
  15. Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as an isolated glenoid lesion in a high school athlete.
    Hsu AR, Bhatia S, Kang RW, Arvanitis L, Nicholson GP, Virkus WW.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012
    2012 Jan
    21(1):e6-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.05.017. Epub 2011 Aug 26. No abstract available.
  16. Complications of the reverse prosthesis: prevention and treatment.
    Affonso J, Nicholson GP, Frankle MA, Walch G, Gerber C, Garzon-Muvdi J, McFarland EG.
    Instr Course Lect. 2012
  17. Scapular notching: Recognition and strategies to minimize clinical impact.
    Nicholson GP, Strauss EJ, Sherman SL.
    Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011
    2011 Sep
    469(9):2521-30. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1720-y. Review.
  18. Reproducibility and reliability of the Snyder classification of superior labral anterior posterior lesions among shoulder surgeons.
    Jia X, Yokota A, McCarty EC, Nicholson GP, Weber SC, McMahon PJ, Dunn WR, McFarland EG.
    Am J Sports Med. 2011
    2011 May
    39(5):986-91. doi: 10.1177/0363546510392332. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
  19. The vertical humeral osteotomy for stem removal in revision shoulder arthroplasty: results and technique.
    Van Thiel GS, Halloran JP, Twigg S, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011
    2011 Dec
    20(8):1248-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2010.12.013. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
  20. Outcomes of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients aged 70 years or older.
    Verma NN, Bhatia S, Baker CL 3rd, Cole BJ, Boniquit N, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA.
    Arthroscopy. 2010
    2010 Oct
    26(10):1273-80. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.01.031. Epub 2010 Aug 21.
  21. Retrospective analysis of arthroscopic management of glenohumeral degenerative disease.
    Van Thiel GS, Sheehan S, Frank RM, Slabaugh M, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA, Verma NN.
    Arthroscopy. 2010
    2010 Nov
    26(11):1451-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.02.026. Epub 2010 Sep 27.
  22. The kinetic chain in overhand pitching: its potential role for performance enhancement and injury prevention.
    Seroyer ST, Nho SJ, Bach BR, Bush-Joseph CA, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA.
    Sports Health. 2010
    2010 Mar
  23. Outcomes after arthroscopic revision rotator cuff repair.
    Piasecki DP, Verma NN, Nho SJ, Bhatia S, Boniquit N, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA.
    Am J Sports Med. 2010
    2010 Jan
    38(1):40-6. doi: 10.1177/0363546509346401. Epub 2009 Nov 25.
  24. Early return to work in workers' compensation patients after arthroscopic full-thickness rotator cuff repair.
    Bhatia S, Piasecki DP, Nho SJ, Romeo AA, Cole BJ, Nicholson GP, Boniquit N, Verma NN.
    Arthroscopy. 2010
    2010 Aug
    26(8):1027-34. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.016. Epub 2010 Jun 3.
  25. Subscapularis lengthening in shoulder arthroplasty.
    Nicholson GP, Twigg S, Blatz B, Sturonas-Brown B, Wilson J.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010
    2010 Apr
    19(3):427-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2009.05.017. Epub 2009 Sep 4.
  26. Suprascapular neuropathy.
    Piasecki DP, Romeo AA, Bach BR Jr, Nicholson GP.
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009
    2009 Nov
    17(11):665-76. Review.
  27. Shoulder pain in the overhead throwing athlete.
    Seroyer ST, Nho SJ, Bach BR Jr, Bush-Joseph CA, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA.
    Sports Health. 2009
    2009 Mar
  28. Vertical humeral osteotomy for revision of well-fixed humeral components: case report and operative technique.
    Van Thiel G, Piasecki D, Nicholson GS.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2009
    2009 Feb
  29. Tears of the subscapularis tendon in athletes--diagnosis and repair techniques.
    Piasecki DP, Nicholson GP.
    Clin Sports Med. 2008
    2008 Oct
    27(4):731-45. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2008.06.005. Review.
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