Dr. Nicholas Viens, MD

Dr. Nicholas Viens, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Nicholas Viens, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Duke University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.

120 William Penn Plz

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(919) 220-5255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Viens 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
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Viens'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Viens does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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16  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Viens has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Viens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Viens' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Viens to family and friends
18 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Viens' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Veins did an excellent job on my foot surgery. He is also very kind and explained the process before and after the surgery. Dr. Veins is an exemplary surgeon that I recommend highly.
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Dr. Viens treated my broken ankle with the utmost care and professionalism. I would gladly give family and friends a glowing recommendation to see him with any of their orthopedic problems.
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After 40 years of chronic right ankle pain Dr. Viens performed a total ankle replacement. After 3 months post-op I am virtually pain free. Dr. Viens is very professional and compassionate. My surgery and recovery has gone just as he said. It's almost hard to believe that I am not having much...more
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MY ankles gave out at the age of 67 and as I had knee surgery at Triangle Ortho in 2014, I went back and met with Dr Viens. Torn ligaments and shredded tendons, he could had not been nicer, more informative and honest on what to expect with both my wife and me. A fantastic surgeon, I can not...more
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This was my second surgery on the same foot, so I was afraid the surgery would not be successful, but Dr. Viens is an excellent surgeon and I am so glad I saw him for a second opinion! He was honest with me and answered all my questions. He and his staff were with me and my husband throughout our...more
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