Jerome Nichols, MD, Joins NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

August 22, 2013

William Grimsley, MD; Chad Palmer, MD; Darrell Scales, MD Katherine Tolhurst, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine welcome Jerome Nichols, MD, to the practice.

Dr. Nichols received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Emory University School of Medicine. He also completed his fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.  Dr. Nichols has served as a team physician at Agnes Scott College and St. Pius X Catholic School, as well as the event physician at multiple sporting events including marathons and boxing events.

NGPG Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine provides services in Barrow, Dawson, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties.  Services include:

  • Care for sprains and strains
  • ACL and other ligament surgery
  • Fracture care
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Joint injections
  • Rotator cuff treatment
  • Osteoarthritis care
  • Joint replacement
  • Concussion management
  • Sports physicals
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Trauma care
  • Management of chronic tendon injuries and disorders

Call 770-848-6190 to schedule an appointment or to learn more about services the practice offers.  Visit for more information.  NGPG Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System.