Steven R. Nichols, MD - spine surgeon to know | 2014

Written by Staff | October 02, 2014 | Print  |


Steven R. Nichols, MD (Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Birmingham, Ala.). Dr. Nichols is a spine surgeon and a founding member of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society and North American Spine Society.

His practice is concentrated on the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, including cervical, thoracic and lumbar disease. He treats complex spinal problems including disc disease, instability, issues related to arthritis, trauma and tumors. He also performs revision procedures for failed back surgery.



A large part of his spine practice is devoted to the minimally invasive surgical treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Nichols is experienced in minimally invasive lumbar fusion including XLIF, OLLIF and ILLIF. Appropriate surgical candidates can generally expect to experience a more rapid recovery compared to traditional fusion procedures.




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