Treatment & Services
- Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
- General Orthopaedics
- Hip & Knee Surgery
- Hip Replacement
- Joint Injections
- Joint Replacement
- Joint Replacement Of The Knee
- Knee Arthroplasty
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
- Total Joint Replacement
- Total Knee Replacement
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Arthritic Knee Problems
- Arthritis Of The Hip
- Arthritis Of The Knee
- Hip Replacement
- Knee Cartilage Injury
- Knee Injuries
- Knee Joint Disorders
- Knee Ligament Injuries
- Knee Problems
- Orthopaedic Injuries
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Loyola University Affiliated Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
Undergraduate - Georgetown University
Washington, DC USA
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 6/6/2017, Dr. Nickodem has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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220 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2017
This physician is outstanding in every way.
Reviewed on Apr 14, 2017
All involved persons with this visit from step 1 of making the appointment to Dr. Nicodem were superb. Great customer Service all around. Thanks.
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2017
Reviewed on Jan 11, 2017
Very through. Discussed many medicine options with me my doctor.
Reviewed on Dec 8, 2016
Thorough conversation was good and a good plan going forward....good stuff.
Reviewed on Nov 3, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2016
Dr. _____ and his NP Dan provided me with excellent care.
Reviewed on Sep 9, 2016
My surgeon was very good. The hospital medical/house doctors were not to my way of thinking.
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2016
Very good experience.
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2016
Dr. is best guy ever.
Reviewed on Jul 22, 2016
He explain everything in a way a understood .
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