Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Gates
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Commonwealth Orthopaedic Center

2123 Auburn Ave Cincinnati, OH 45219

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(513) 221-2663

Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD is a Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist in Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Gates has more experience with Ankle/Foot than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Christ Hospital and St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gates to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Ankle/Foot

Ankle and foot specialists diagnose and treat localized conditions such as arthritis, bunions, nerve damage, and plantar fasciitis through procedures including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Ankle/Foot specialists.

Typically treats 85% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gates treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Gates treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gates treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Gates treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gates performs Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Gates performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

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Dr. Gates' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Work-Related Injuries

Dr. Gates' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gates

3.7

Based on 9 ratings

5 Stars
55.55555555555556%
(5)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)
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  • Appointment scheduling (6)
  • Explained conditions well (6)
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Was in and out quick. The doctor was very friendly and the whole staff was friendly.
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Apr 19, 2020
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Dr. Gates removed a bone spur from my left foot - he was on time with his appointments, and the surgery went smoothly and without any complications. I am doing great now and I appreciate his care.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Gates is board-certified, and his practice has been dedicated to reconstruction and sports medicine of the foot and ankle since 1998.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Mt Carmel MC
Residency Hospital
1988
Xavier University, Cincinnati
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Commonwealth Orthopaedic Center

OrthoCincy2123 Auburn Ave Cincinnati, OH 45219
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Christ Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

St Elizabeth - Ft Thomas

Fort Thomas, KY

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital

Edgewood, KY

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

St. Elizabeth Florence

Florence, KY

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average