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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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
  • Trauma Treatment
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Bone Infection
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arm Bone Infection
  • Arm Fracture
  • Bicep Rupture
  • Cellulitis
  • Elbow Bone Infection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bone Infection
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Tendonitis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Bone Infection
  • Knee Fractures
  • Knee Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Bone Infection
  • Leg Fracture
  • Quadricep Tendon Rupture
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Wrist Bone Infection
  • Wrist Fracture
View all 31 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


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 11/3/2021, 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

86 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 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021 staff are very good and they help you any way they can

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Dr DiNacola and his staff are amazing!! Dr. DiNacola is never too busy to answer the questions we have. He is encouraging during our office visit. My wife and I truly believe that he is a gift from God. It is reflected as well in his surgery and follow up.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Dr. Dinicola deserves a 10Attentive and caring...the best!And he doesn't multitask or hide behind a laptop when you are talking to him, yeah!!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Many questions were answered by the Dr.which put me at ease

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr Nick is a Prince of a Dr. happy He's the best!!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Dr. DiNicola is compassionate, and his willingness to listen and answer questions is remarkable.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

I really like *Dr. DiNicola. He knows exactly what was wrong with my knee. Will continue to see him.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

Dr. DiNicholas provided me with a gold standard knee stabilizer. It was greatly better than the one provided in the ER. It has made management of my broken leg so much easier and more comfortable. He gave me great advice about traveling and seeing an orthopedic doctor in Minnesota. He was kind and attentive.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Dr Dinicola is a total rock star! excellent care all around!

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

I could not be happier with the care I received from Dr DiNicola.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr Dinicola was wonderful years ago when my son had a traumatic injury and he was wonderful in caring for me at this time

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

I really like Doctor Dinicola and his staff Brooke they are both very kind and courteous, and professional and I think they are awesome with people and patients. I would recommend Dr. Dinicola to anyone needing Orthopedic services.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Dinicola is awesome he talks to you like a person, not just noone but a price of paper. always concerned about your healing process

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

My interaction with Dr Dinicola's staff has been excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr DiNicola is a very kind and compassionate doctor. His explanations are easy to understand and he shows real concern for his patient.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr Dinicola explained everything so well!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

I saw Dr Dinicola for a second opinion. His demeanor, explanation, experience and respect for my wishes as one of Jehovah's Witnesses was outstanding.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr.domicile is excellent!!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Love Dr. Dinocola

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr.DiNicola is hands down, THE BEST orthopedic surgeon we have seen through out this entire ordeal. Jordan was in a motorcycle vs van accident on aug 7, 2020. He has has MANY surgeries and seen many ortho drs in two diff states. Dr. Dinicola is a rockstar!!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Don't for the surgeon that did my surgery *Dr. DeNicola the best. Thanks again.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

I really like Dr Nick. I am glad I was referred to him from the ED.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Noissues with scheduling the appointment. The appointment was at 8 AM Instructions said to be there at 7:45. I checked in, had my XRays taken and saw the doctor with very little wait time.

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