Nicholas M. Capito, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Nicholas M. Capito, MD

  • Elbow:
    • Tendon Tear
    • Elbow Arthritis
    • Stiffness
    • Instability/Dislocation
    • Nerve Entrapment
    • Fracture
  • Shoulder:
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Impingement
    • Stiffness
    • Arthritis
    • Instability
    • Scapula Dyskinesis
    • Fracture

About Nicholas M. Capito, MD

Dr. Capito is Augusta’s only private practice Shoulder & Elbow Specialist. He has spent time working with and training from experts around the world. He treats patients of all ages including your super heroes on the playground, aspiring athletes, weekend warriors, laborers, and elderly with degenerative joint conditions. He specializes in the newest advances in arthroscopic surgery for tendon repair and instability, fracture management, nerve decompression, and total joint replacement of shoulder and elbow. Dr. Capito and his wife were raised in Augusta, and he feels fortunate to give back to this incredible city and surrounding areas.


  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Georgia, Summa Cum Laude with Honors in Chemistry, 2002–2006, Athens, Georgia
  • Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia, 2006–2010, Augusta, Georgia


  • Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship: Brown University, 2015–2016, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Missouri, 2010–2015, Columbia, Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Georgia Shoulder & Elbow Society
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America