Dr. Jeffrey Gittins, DO

Dr. Jeffrey Gittins, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Jeffrey Gittins, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Westerville, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

70 S Cleveland Ave

Westerville, OH 43081

Contact Information

(614) 890-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gittins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Gittins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Gittins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gittins "Dr. Gittins is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with specialized training in orthopedic sports medicine and adult foot and ankle reconstruction. Dr. Gittins received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Anderson University in Anderson, IN. He attended medical school at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. After completing his internship and orthopedic residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Gittins completed his orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) where he learned advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery for the shoulder, elbow, knee, foot and ankle. Dr. Gittins also spent six months of additional training in foot and ankle surgery and trauma surgery at SCOI. Dr. Gittins completed his foot and ankle fellowship with Roger A. Mann in Oakland, CA. While in Oakland, Dr. Gittins participated in advanced reconstruction techniques for the foot and ankle including Total Ankle Replacement. Dr. Gittins continues to be active in arthroscopic research and foot and ankle research. Dr. Gittins served as team physician for many high schools and universities. He has published articles in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and has written chapters in textbooks for shoulder arthroscopy and foot and ankle arthroscopy. He is an associate master instructor of Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Charity interests include Heart to Honduras Medical Missionary Group where he is an orthopedic consultant. Dr. Gittins holds privileges at New Albany Surgical Hospital, St. Ann's Hospital, GRANT Bone and Joint Center, and OSU East Hospital."

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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29  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Anderson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Doctor's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Doctor's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Roger Mann MD, Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Trauma Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gittins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gittins' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gittins to family and friends
37 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (8)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Gittins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Knee hurts as bad as prior to the procedure. No call's back from his office. FIND ANOTHER KNEE DR>
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