Dr. Nicholas has developed the state's only program dedicated to the study of orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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 Orthopedic Research Society, the Children's Oncology Group, the International Society of Limb Salvage, and the Mid-America Orthopedic Association. 

Medical Degree

  • Medical College of Virginia - 1981


  • University of California at San Francisco - 1988


  • University of Chicago/Priizker School of Medicine - 1989

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