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 a multispecialty team approach on improving pain and function to patients who have upper or lower amputations. For more information on the Limb Loss Clinic, download the flyer.
Dr. Nydick offers Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) which offers pain relief for patients with amputation, (WALANT), a technique for hand and wrist surgery that uses local anesthesia in place of general anesthesia. He offers a comprehensive approach in the treatment of various upper extremity conditions including rotator cuff tears, shoulder arthritis, nerve injury and Dupuytren disease.
Read more about TMR through the eyes of one of Dr. Nydick’s patients here!
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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 serving 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.