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Richard W. Nicholas M.D.

Richard W. Nicholas M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Orthopaedics
  • Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications

    Medical College of Virginia - 1981
    University of California San Francisco - Orthopaedics - 1998
    University of California San Francisco - Surgery - 1984
    University of Chicago - Orthopaedic Oncology - 1988

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Nicholas has developed the state's only program dedicated to the study of orthopaedic tumors. He has gained wide recognition as a specialist in limb salvage surgery in the treatment of bone and soft tissue cancers.

    He serves clinical duties at both the UAMS Medical Center and the Arkansas Children's Hospital, treating adults and children afflicted with malignant and benign orthopaedic tumors. Dr. Nicholas is presently involved in developing biologic techniques to study the cells of bone and soft tissue cancers. His research interests include benign vascular malformations.

    Dr. Nicholas is a member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Children's Oncology Group, the International Society of Limb Salvage, and the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association.

    An academic faculty member of UAMS, practicing at ACH.

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