New faculty spotlight: Nickolas Nahm, MD

September 16, 2020

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Nickolas Nahm, MD

Nickolas Nahm, MD, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Nickolas Nahm, MD
  • Hometown: Manhattan, Illinois
  • Title and department at UNMC/Title at Nebraska Medicine: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation; pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Research/professional interests:

  • Neuromuscular orthopaedics
  • Pediatric limb deformity
  • Gait analysis

How I fell in love with orthopaedic surgery: I fell in love with orthopaedic surgery as a first-year medical student shadowing pediatric orthopaedic surgeons.


  • BS, chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Residency, orthopaedic surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
  • Fellowship, pediatric orthopaedic surgery, Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Fellowship, neuromuscular orthopaedic surgery, Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children
  • Fellowship, limb lengthening and reconstruction, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I love Korean barbecue.
  • I took German in high school and college but never had a chance to visit Germany.
  • My favorite superhero is Batman.

Clinic location: Children's Hospital & Medical Center


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