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Tier 1 Institute Spine and Sports & Health and Wellness Physician Dr. Keith J. Nichols

Dr. J. Keith Nichols


Dr. J. Keith Nichols

Originally from Georgia, Dr. J. Keith Nichols received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia Following an internship at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Dr. Nichols completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Nichols is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He has served as a team physician for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League, was a ringside physician for Strikeforce and the Ultimate Fighting Championships, and has consulted in the care of many other high school, college and professional athletes, including the Nashville Kats of the Arena Football League and the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League.

Dr. Nichols' areas of training and interests include sports-related injuries, nonsurgical spine disorders, interventional pain management, electromyography and industrial medicine.

During his spare time, Dr. Nichols enjoys motorcycle touring, mountain biking, mixed martial arts and long-range marksmanship.