Dr. Nathan Ehmer, DO

Dr. Nathan Ehmer, DO

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Dr. Nathan Ehmer, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, critical care surgery, and more.Read his story

1405 Montgomery Dr

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Contact Information

(707) 546-1922

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Fracture
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more than 97% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Ehmer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ehmer "Dr. Nathan Ehmer is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic trauma, complex fracture care, pelvic & acetabular reconstruction and total joint replacement. He has specialized training in anterior hip replacement as well as Mako Robotic assisted and patient specific hip and knee replacement surgery. In addition, Dr. Ehmer enjoys a robust general orthopedic practice including most pediatrics, hand and foot injuries. Dr. Ehmer is the co-director of the Orthopaedic Trauma team at SRO and is a clinical faculty member at the department of Orthopaedic Trauma UC San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital where he completed his fellowship in orthopaedic trauma. He completed residency training at Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, Michigan, followed by an additional year of fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma at UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital. For a consultation, please call 707-546-1922 (option #1) and request an appointment with Dr. Ehmer. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ehmer "At SRO, Dr. Ehmer works in collaboration with 7 other multispecialist orthopedists and a team of experienced physical therapists. He is the co-director of the Orthopaedic Trauma team at SRO and is a clinical faculty member at the department of Orthopaedic Trauma UC San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital where he completed his fellowship in orthopaedic trauma. "
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Northwest Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Botsford General Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Orthopaedic Trauma, Uc San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ehmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Ehmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ehmer to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ehmer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in The Sea Ranch, CA
I had a very poor experience with Dr. Ehmer. I broke my femur in 2013. The surgery performed by Dr. Ehmer resulted in my left leg more than 1.25 shorter than my right leg. The asymmetric forces on my knees and spine leave me with chronic pain. When I asked Dr. Ehmer if this result was within his...more
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