Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD

Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Florence, KY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.

8726 US Hwy 42

Florence, KY 41042

Contact Information

(859) 301-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gates'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.

Care Philosophy

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

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • 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 Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Work-Related Injuries
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33  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Xavier University, Cincinnati
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Mount Carmel Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Gates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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