George Nichols, M.D.

George Nichols, M.D.

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery

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Indian River Health & Wellness Center3450 11th Court, Suite 302
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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Phone: (772) 794-1444
Fax: (772) 794-1475

  • M.D.
    University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore)
  • Internship
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine (Memphis)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Connecticut)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Connecticut)
  • AM Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) (Certified)

About George Nichols, M.D.

Dr. Nichols specializes in total joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, completed surgery and orthopedic surgery residencies at Yale-New Haven Hospital and served as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Nichols has been a member of the Indian River Medical Center staff for over 30 years. Dr. Nichols began practicing in Vero Beach in 1984 as one of the founding members of Vero Orthopaedics. Dr. Nichols is a past Section Chief of the Department of Orthopedics at Indian River Medical Center. Since being at IRMC he has performed over 5,000 total hip replacements and 5,000 total knee replacements. He has, over the past 15 years, been a consultant surgeon for one of the world’s largest implant companies. In his free time, Dr. Nichols enjoys tennis, running and the great outdoors. He has completed a marathon in all 50 of the United States and has finished seven Ironman competitions, including one on every continent except Antarctica.


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