Frederic G. Nicola, MD

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Frederic G. Nicola, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

HEALTHGRADES RATING

based on 36 total reviews

Phone 310-574-0487
Fax 310-574-0485

LOCATIONS
Marina del Rey

13160 Mindanao Way, Suite 300
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

About Dr. Nicola

Dr. Frederic Nicola is a Johns Hopkins Fellowship trained physician who is an experienced surgeon specializing in the fields of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His expertise in disorders of the knee joint and in advanced techniques for cartilage preservation using minimally invasive and FDA approved techniques is unsurpassed.

Having served as team physician for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders since 1983, Dr. Nicola still actively maintains that role for the Raiders, performing game-day, training camp, and NFL Combine duties. As a member of the National Football League Team Physician Society, Dr. Nicola has worked as team physician during two Super Bowls and two Pro Bowls. He is also an experienced Ringside Boxing Physician for the California State Athletic Commission. With more than 20 years of treating some of the top athletes in the nation, Dr. Nicola’s experience as an orthopedic surgeon and sports physician is unmatched.

EDUCATION

Rush Medical College

Doctor of MedicineChicago, IL

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES

General Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES

Orthopedic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Joint Replacement Fellowship
Baltimore, Maryland

Universitat Kantonsspital

AO/ASIF Trauma Fellowship
Basel, Switzerland

ACCREDITATION

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Advanced Trauma Life Support

Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California

State of California Ringside Physician

CARTICEL Surgeon Orientation Program at Genzyme Tissue Repair, Cambridge, Massachusetts

SPECIALTIES

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy