Keck School Faculty

Luke Nicholson
Luke Nicholson
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
HC2 - 1520 San Pablo Street, #2000 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Luke Nicholson, MD, is an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Dr. Nicholson is an orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeon who specializes in the management of upper extremity conditions involving the hand, wrist and elbow, including fractures, arthritis and peripheral nerve disorders. He has special expertise in reconstructive, arthroscopic, and microvascular surgery.\n\nHis philosophy is to treat each patient with the same care and commitment he would give a family member, striving to understand each patient’s unique condition in order to select the optimal course in treatment. He is dedicated to using the best available scientific evidence and technology to provide the highest quality care in a compassionate, relatable manner.

Proximal Radius Fractures in Children J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Oct 01; 27(19):e876-e886. . View in PubMed

Wrist-Spanning Fixation of Radiocarpal Dislocation: A Cadaveric Assessment of Ulnar Translation Hand (N Y). 2019 Sep 13; 1558944719873148. . View in PubMed

Redefining Zone II: Anatomy of the Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Insertion Hand (N Y). 2019 05; 14(3):377-380. . View in PubMed

Risk of Knee Sepsis After Treatment of Open Tibia Fractures: A Multicenter Comparison of Suprapatellar and Infrapatellar Approaches J Orthop Trauma. 2018 02; 32(2):88-92. . View in PubMed

Use of a Defined Surgical Approach for the Debridement of Open Tibia Fractures J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Jan; 32(1):e1-e4. . View in PubMed

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