Dr. James E. Nitka, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 57

300 W Northwood St
Greensboro, NC 27401
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Procedures Dr. Nitka Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
1200 North Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Piedmont Orthopaedics
Piedmont Orthopedics
300 W Northwood St
Greensboro, NC 27401
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    Dr. Nitka's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Nitka's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1993
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Avulsion Fracture
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Compression Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Intra-Articular Fracture
    • Joint Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
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    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathologic Fracture
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Fractures
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Simple Fractures
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stress Fracture
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Upper Extremity Fracture
    • Vertebral Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Nitka

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Arizona
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Tex Inst For Spinal Disorders
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nitka & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nitka's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nitka

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nitka to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Nitka's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nitka
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Piedmont Orthopaedics
    Piedmont Orthopedics
    300 W Northwood St
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    (336) 275-0927 (Office)
    (336) 275-4834 (Fax)
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