Dr. Nicholas is the Director of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT) at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Nicholas has served as the orthopedic team physician for the New York Jets Football Club, the New York Islanders Hockey Team, Hofstra University, the New Jersey Gladiators, and the New Jersey Rockin’ Rollers. He also served as a member of the mayor’s New York City Sports Commission. Dr. Nicholas has been recognized as “One of New York’s Best Doctors” by New York Magazine for the last ten years. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is extensively published in the sports medicine literature. Dr Nicholas received the 2012 Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician Award form the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.