Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

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  Contact : 310.574.0487

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Frederic G. Nicola, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Member, American College of Occupation and Environmental Medicine


Specializing in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Joint Reconstruction and Arthroscopy


Team Physician and Orthopedist consultant:
Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders                                 1983-present

Director, Hip and Knee Clinic
D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center:                             2005-present

Chief, Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles:           2000-2006


About Dr. Nicola

Sports Medicine

Military Service

Honors & Awards

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

The former chairman of orthopedics at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Nicola is currently the director of the Knee and Hip Institute at DISC, where he continues to use minimally-invasive as well as the latest FDA approved techniques to treat disorders of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle. His other specialty lies in utilizing the technique of cartilage preservation to prolong the natural life of those joints. As an orthopedic surgeon, he is dedicated to relieving the pain caused by joint-related injuries and allowing his patients to enjoy the same active lifestyle they had prior to their injury.