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Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Gates

Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers

2123 Auburn Ave Cincinnati, OH 45219

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Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.

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Dr. Gates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gates treats Ankle Fracture more than 100% of his peers

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Midfoot Fracture/Dislocation Surgery
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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

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.


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

Board Certifications


Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Mount Carmel Health
Residency Hospital
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
Xavier University, Cincinnati
Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Nicholas Gates, MD
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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