Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
12 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Nicholson is Excellent. Dr. Nicholson has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Nicholson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nicholson graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
East Setauket, NY
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Nicholson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Stony Brook University Hospital 
  • Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Ctr. 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Lee Nicholson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James L. Nicholson practice?
Dr. James Nicholson has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Nicholson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near East Setauket, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Stony Brook, NY.
See East Setauket Surgeons.