Dr. Nicholas Cheney, DO

Dr. Nicholas Cheney, DO

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Nicholas Cheney, DO is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Columbus, OH. He graduated from Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1313 Olentangy River Rd

Columbus, OH 43212

Contact Information

(614) 890-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Cheney'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. Cheney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cheney "Dr. Cheney is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. He received his Bachelor's Degree from The Ohio State University, where he also served as team captain of the varsity men's swim team. Following graduation, Dr. Cheney attended medical school at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and served for a number of years as a phase IV clinical instructor. Dr. Cheney completed both his internship and orthopedic residency at Doctor's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Following his residency, he completed a foot and ankle fellowship with the Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His practice emphasis includes ankle arthroplasty, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, fractures, and foot/ankle sports injuries. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Cheney currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a Foot & Ankle Clinical Reviewer for Orthopedics, a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery and treatment. Dr. Cheney is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Ohio Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Cheney resides in Upper Arlington with his wife and three children. His extracurricular pursuits include exercising regularly, golfing, spending time with his family/friends, and following collegiate sports (especially the Buckeyes)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cheney ""The foot and ankle are complex structures that, when painful, can severely limit your quality of life. My goal is to help you understand both your diagnosis and treatment plan while guiding you in improving your quality of life. There is no greater professional reward than the smile and gratitude of a patient who I had the privilege to help feel better. ""

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cheney does not have any board certifications listed.

31  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
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair

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

  • The Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Doctor's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Doctor's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cheney has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cheney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheney's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheney to family and friends
32 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cheney'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 (7)

Dr Cheney performed my ankle surgery today. He is woth OrthoNeuro which I use for 2 other specialist. Dr. Cheney was a 3rd opinion for me after an issue flared up after a wreck that I hadnt experienced in a year. He is the most organized physician I have ever seen and committed to ptient education....more
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awesome doctor and one heck of a nice guy. Dr. Cheney worked on my wifes ankle and foot and did a great job. I highly recommend this doctor he is a great surgeon and will work with you. He is with Ortho Neuro and they are a top rated company.
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Dr Cheney is a wonderful, strait forward, honest Doctor!
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My first appointment was terrific. Dr. Cheney's manner was quite pleasant and informative. He was thorough in explaining my issue and the approach we are taking for my relief. I would definitely recommend him to friends and relatives.
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Dr.Cheney l truly want to truly thank you for your care in support l recently saw you at grant hospital it was a surprise. you took great care of my ankle was in bad shape your surgery went well, but after 2 yrs. My insurance changed so l lost my favorite surgeon, l will recommend Dr. Cheney to...more
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