Dr. Nicola Corbett, MD

Dr. Nicola Corbett, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
41 y/o
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Dr. Nicola Corbett, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.Read her story

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Corbett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Corbett "Dr. Corbett earned her medical degree from M.D. University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX in May 2003. She completed her Orthopaedics Surgery Residency at the Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, where she served as Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Resident from July 2007 through June 2008. Also, while at Tulane University Medical Center, Dr. Corbett served as a Foot and Ankle Fellow Instructor from August 2008 through July 2009.Dr. Corbett is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Specialist, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialist. She is a member of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. She performs total ankle replacements, ankle arthroscopy, and foot and ankle fusions, and any surgeries related to orthopaedic foot and ankle conditions. Dr. Corbett practices at Ochsner Health Center Covington located at 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covginton and Ochsner Orthopedics Health Center-Slidell located at 104 Medical Center Drive, Slidell."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Corbett "My understanding of the relationship between a physician and patient is that we work together to accomplish a desired goal. My principle roll is to provide the patient with accurate information about their condition or diagnosis. That usually includes defining non-operative and operative options for treatment that are available in managing a particular condition. As an orthopedic surgeon, my skills include a variety of very specific surgical procedures which benefit patients with orthopedic conditions. I give my best effort in applying my skills, my experience, advancing and ever changing technologies and my judgment to each circumstance or situation. I strive to provide the highest level and quality of care to all of my patients."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • 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
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Corbett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Corbett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Corbett to family and friends
4.2
based on 25 total reviews (14 with comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Corbett'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 (14)

I was referred to Dr Corbett by another orthopedic Dr as I required ankle surgery for a shattered ankle; This is her specialty area. My surgery went well , and I’m on my way to recovery. I’ve been able to ask any questions or concerns through Oshner’s messaging system and have gotten timely...more
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in new orleans, la
My mother fell out of bed and shattered her femur above her knee. Terrible break for an 82 yr old. I meet her in the ER at 2:00am and most of the staff was polite, with a few grumps, but Dr. Corbett was the first Orthopedist to come see my mom. Even at 2 am she was very cheerful and put mom at ease...more
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in Slidell, LA
She told me that I was falling apart and was going to end up in a wheelchair needing someone to help me full time. I'm under 50!!
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in Covington, LA
Dr Corbett is not only a superb Surgeon but an excellent Physician. She has excellent patient (people) skills. She makes you feel comfortable and secure in her explanation of the surgery, healing, and any questions or concerns. I would recommend Dr. Corbett for any of my Grandchildren. You...more
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in Covington, LA
Fractured my ankle climbing Mt Everest (not true) I saw Dr Corbett on Tuesday 9th and she did surgery on the 10th. (9 screws/1 plate) She did an excellent job --I am very pleased.
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