Jason A. Nydick, D.O.

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"My goal for patient care is to offer honest treatment options with the simplest, least invasive available at the time. After acute traumatic injuries or chronic ailments, I enjoy the ability to improve function, lifestyle, and quality of life."

Dr. Jason Nydick is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in disorders of the upper extremity. He holds a particular interest in trauma care and soft tissue reconstruction in the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Dr. Nydick leads the Reconstructive Limb Loss Clinic at FOI, which focuses on a multispecialty team approach to improving pain and function in patients who have upper or lower amputations.

Dr. Nydick offers Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) which offers pain relief for patients with symptomatic neuroma from amputation. (WALANT), a technique for hand and wrist surgery that uses local anesthesia in place of general anesthesia. The approach minimizes the risks of anesthesia and provides better outcomes for flexor tendon repair or contracture release. He offers a comprehensive approach to the treatment of various upper extremity conditions including rotator cuff tears, shoulder arthritis, nerve injury, and Dupuytren disease.

A Florida native, Dr. Nydick was born and raised in Sarasota. After receiving his hand / upper extremity fellowship with Florida Orthopaedic Institute, he dedicated his years from 2011-2015 to serve in the United States Navy at Pensacola Naval Hospital, including deployment to Kandahar Multinational Role 3 Combat Hospital in Afghanistan. He is an active member of the American Association for Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and Arthroscopy Association of North America.

An Associate Editor for The Journal of Hand Surgery, Dr. Nydick shares his professional knowledge and expertise reviewing orthopedic content for several additional journals. He has authored numerous articles and lectures at national meetings on various upper extremity disorders.

Dr. Nydick’s free time is devoted to spending time with his family and enjoying water sports such as scuba diving, underwater photography, and boating to name a few.

**Accepting Workers’ Compensation



  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, Florida Orthopaedic Institute
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine

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