Dr. Robert Nowinski, DO

Dr. Robert Nowinski, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Robert Nowinski, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1313 Olentangy River Rd

Columbus, OH 43212

Contact Information

(614) 890-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Nowinski'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.

Dr. Nowinski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nowinski "Robert J. Nowinski, DO, FAOAO, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder. Dr. Nowinski graduated from John Carroll University, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his medical internship and residency at Grandview Hospital and Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He completed a one-year fellowship in Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Nowinski is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and the American Medical Association. He serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Nowinski has published more than twenty scientific articles, written several book chapters and lectured at several national and international meetings. He has privileges at Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, New Albany Surgery Center, and Mt. Carmel St. Ann's Hospital."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

17  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Joint Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

16  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • John Carroll University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Grandview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Grandview Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nowinski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nowinski's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nowinski to family and friends
35 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Nowinski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Great surgeon and listen to you I’ve had 4/ surgeries with him
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Dr. Nowinski replaced my left shoulder in October 2016 and my right in January 2017. I have had such wonderful results and a quick recovery. All the staff and nurses were very friendly and professional. Wish I had had the procedure done a long time ago. Thanks for no pain and quality of life...more
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Dr. Nowinski performed surgery for torn rotator cuffs & bicep tendon tears on both shoulders on me , one in 2009 & other in 2010 with excellent results both times. I've referred him to several friends who've experienced the same excellent results. Hlis bedside manner & staff are equally...more
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after getting authorization from bwc for initial exam / consultation, I hadn't heard anything for approximately 3 weeks. I questioned that fact with my physician of record when I went there for treatment. while I was getting treatment, one of the staff contacted Dr. Nowinski's office and inquired...more
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He was very considerate and companionate dr. He was confident in his abilities to fix my shoulder and proved it as well, I'm very happy with my results
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