Dominique Nickson, MD

McKinney Orthopedic Surgeon

Dominique Nickson, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in foot and ankle trauma, reconstruction and sports injuries. During residency, Dr. Nickson also developed a love for arthroscopy and sports medicine. Dr. Nickson routinely performs knee and shoulder arthroscopy, meniscus surgery, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff repair. The marriage between foot and ankle and sports medicine is natural since 40 percent of all sports injuries are below the knee. Dr. Nickson’s primarily focuses on Feet, Ankles, Knees and Shoulders.

Next Step Orthopedics offers treatment for a variety of conditions, including:

  • Meniscus tears
  • ACL tears
  • Ankle and foot sprains
  • Ankle instability
  • Achilles tears and tendinitis
  • Bunions, Hammertoes, arthritis
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Foot and ankle fractures
  • Shoulder bursitis, tendinitis and rotator cuff tears
  • Stem cell therapy (PRP, Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrate)

Next Step Orthopedics is on the border of McKinney and Frisco, Texas and serves nearby surrounding communities including Allen, Plano, Prosper, and Celina.
Patients travel from all over DFW Metroplex and beyond to get the care they

Dr. Nickson received his Doctorate in Medicine from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. After graduating from medical school, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the State University of New York Brooklyn Health Science Center. He went on to complete his foot and ankle fellowship training at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Nickson understands how much pain in the foot, ankle, knee or shoulder can negatively impact a person’s daily routine. He’s dedicated to providing each of his patients with accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. Dr. Nickson is proud to be the head of Next Step Orthopedics. Next Step Orthopedics offers an experienced staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and all of the latest medical techniques. Patients interested in making an appointment with Dr. Nickson should contact Next Step Orthopedics to learn more.

Shannon Marrero, PA-C

McKinney Physician's Assistant

Shannon Marrero, PA-C, is a physician assistant at Next Step Orthopedics in McKinney, Texas, serving the surrounding areas including Frisco, Allen, Plano, and Prosper, Texas. She has over five years of experience in family practice and urgent care.

Shannon attended Texas Woman’s University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in chemistry. She then completed her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is licensed by the Texas Medical Board, and is DOT certified and NCCPA certified.

She also holds a DEA license and is certified in Basic Life Support.

Following her medical training, Shannon worked several clinical clerkships in emergency medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, geriatrics, OB/GYN, family medicine, and general and surgical oncology. She also worked for Family Care Medical Center and CareNow Urgent Care, before joining the Next Step Orthopedics team.

Shannon is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants.