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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Akron General Physician Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Elbow Injection
  • Hip Injection
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trauma Treatment
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Bone Infection
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Arm Bone Infection
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Hip
  • Bicep Rupture
  • Cellulitis
  • Elbow Bone Infection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Hip Bone Infection
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Tendonitis
  • Knee Bone Infection
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Bone Infection
  • Leg Fracture
  • Pelvis Trauma/Fractures
  • Quadricep Tendon Rupture
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Wrist Bone Infection
  • Wrist Fracture
View all 30 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospitals
Orthopaedic Trauma
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - Akron General Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Nicholas DiNicola, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 12/31/2022, Dr. DiNicola 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

107 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr Dinicola is fantastic!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Doc is great

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2023

*Dr. Dinicola has a phenomenal bedside manner and explained things well. He was very accessible. Fantastic!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

Doc was friendly and very patient answering all my questions

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. DiNicola is awesome! Need I say more

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

I am so very pleased with everything about Dr DiNacola. My surgery was amazing. He is so thorough and kind. His whole team at the hospital and in his office is top notch.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Love Dr DiNicola

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2023

Dr Dinicola is an excellent surgeon but equally important he listens and cares as a doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Very pleased with my visit's with Dr D. His staff as well as himself are very courteous and Dr D seems to be very concerned about his patient.He is very pleasant to talk with this is something others in his field could learn from. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Dinicola hundred times

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

Dr spent time listening to and answering questions

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

I tell everyone about the awesome treatment I received from Dr. DiNicola!!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

Dr. Di Nicola is the best,

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

The entire staff from the doctors down to the tech had no issues any concerns they answered all my questions. I was well taken care of.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

*Dr. Dinicola is a outstanding doctor He went above and beyond his duty.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr DinNicola is the best. He listens and communicates with u in words that u can understand. Thumbs up!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Great Dr and great staff.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Nick to everyone.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

Very happy with all doctors & NP's involved in my treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Surgeon was so nice, very pleased with him, I was very nervous about having surgery and he made me feel very comfortable and at ease, he was very trusting which I value a lot especially at low times please thank him for me and thank his staff they too are wonderful. They were also very good at getting me seen fast and getting surgery done in record time.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Dr DiNicola was awesome. He made us feel comfortable in a stressful situation. Need more like him.

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