Combining leading-edge expertise in shoulder and elbow orthopedics, sports surgery and hip and knee replacement, Dr. Nigro always seeks the best solution for each patient. Dr. Nigro combines non-operative options such as directed physical therapy, visco-supplementation, bracing, and medication along with surgical treatment to optimize pain relief and the ability to return to normal activities. With a patient-centered approach, he devotes time and attention to gaining a solid understanding of each patient’s unique situation, seeking the best approach for each individual.
In 2012, Dr. Nigro earned an esteemed Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship from the Florida Orthopaedic Institute. He received specialty training in the latest techniques for reverse shoulder replacement, elbow replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff and labral repair, elbow arthroscopy and sports injury treatment of the upper extremity.
Dr. Nigro also received training at the New England Baptist hospital for specialized techniques in total knee and total hip replacement surgery. He utilize a minimally invasive anterior approach technique for hip replacements and leading-edge technology for total knee replacement.
Dr. Nigro has extensive experience in fracture care and general orthopedic. He provides individualized expert care for a spectrum of orthopedic problems.
Physicians on the Ingalls Medical Staff are “Independent Practioners” and are not employees or agents of the hospital.
- Orthopedic Surgery
Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine (St. Francis Hospital)
Residency: Tufts Medical Center, Orthopedics
Fellowships: Florida Orthopedic Institute, Surg, Orth Shoulder/Elbow
Certified: American Board Orthopedic Surgery