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Christopher W. Nicholson, MD

Foot & Ankle

4.5 / 5
Christopher Nicholson, MD
Christopher Nicholson, MD

Christopher W. Nicholson, MD

Foot & Ankle

4.5 / 5
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Christopher Nicholson, MD, is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Nicholson specializes in the entire spectrum of foot and ankle medicine and surgery, from common problems such as bunions or sprained ankles to the most complex reconstructive surgeries.

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine (Columbus, OH)

Internship

Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus, OH)

Residency

Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

Fellowship

OrthoCarolina (Charlotte, NC)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Adult Acquired Flatfoot
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritis of Foot & Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette Deformity (Tailor’s Bunion)
  • Claw Toe
  • Deformities of Foot & Ankle
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Fractures of Foot & Ankle
  • Haglund’s Deformity (Retrocalcaneal Bursitis)
  • Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Injuries of Foot & Ankle
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sprains of Foot & Ankle
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (Posterior Tibial Neuralgia)
  • Tendon Injuries/Inflammation of Foot & Ankle
  • Absorbable Antibiotic Bead Treatment for Osteomyelitis
  • Achilles Tendon Lengthening
  • Ankle Fracture Surgery
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Arthroscopy of the Ankle
  • Bunionectomy With Wedge Osteotomy
  • Bunionette Deformity Correction
  • Calcaneal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Cartilage Repair, Arthroscopically-Assisted Technique (Zimmer® DeNovo® NT Natural Tissue Graft)
  • Charcot Foot Treatment Options
  • Cheilectomy
  • Cotton Osteotomy (Medial Cuneiform Opening Wedge Osteotomy)
  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon
  • DuVries Arthroplasty
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy (EPF)
  • Excision of Mortons Neuromas
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Masses
  • First Metatarsal-phalangeal Joint (MTP) Arthrodesis
  • First MTP Joint Fusion (Locking Plate)
  • Fixation for LisFranc Injury
  • Gastrocnemius Recession (Intramuscular Approach)
  • Haglund’s Deformity Surgery (Resection Method)
  • Hammertoe Correction (PIP Joint Arthroplasty)
  • Jones Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Jones Fracture Fixation (Intramedullary Screw)
  • Kidner Procedure
  • Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Lapidus Procedure for Bunion Correction
  • Lateral Column Lengthening (Evans Osteotomy) for Adult Acquired Flatfoot
  • Mallet Toe Correction (DIP Joint Arthroplasty)
  • Medial Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy
  • Metatarsal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Midfoot Fusion
  • Plantar Fascia Release (Open Technique)
  • Subtalar Fusion
  • Tarsal Tunnel Decompression
  • Tendon Transfer for Hammertoe (FDL tendon transfer)
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusion (with Intramedullary Rod)
  • TightRope™ Fixation for Ankle Syndesmosis
  • Triple Arthrodesis
  • Weil Osteotomy for Claw Toe

Christopher Nicholson, MD, is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Nicholson specializes in the entire spectrum of foot and ankle medicine and surgery, from common problems such as bunions or sprained ankles to the most complex reconstructive surgeries.

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine (Columbus, OH)

Internship

Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus, OH)

Residency

Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

Fellowship

OrthoCarolina (Charlotte, NC)

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Adult Acquired Flatfoot
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritis of Foot & Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette Deformity (Tailor’s Bunion)
  • Claw Toe
  • Deformities of Foot & Ankle
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Fractures of Foot & Ankle
  • Haglund’s Deformity (Retrocalcaneal Bursitis)
  • Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Injuries of Foot & Ankle
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sprains of Foot & Ankle
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (Posterior Tibial Neuralgia)
  • Tendon Injuries/Inflammation of Foot & Ankle
  • Absorbable Antibiotic Bead Treatment for Osteomyelitis
  • Achilles Tendon Lengthening
  • Ankle Fracture Surgery
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Arthroscopy of the Ankle
  • Bunionectomy With Wedge Osteotomy
  • Bunionette Deformity Correction
  • Calcaneal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Cartilage Repair, Arthroscopically-Assisted Technique (Zimmer® DeNovo® NT Natural Tissue Graft)
  • Charcot Foot Treatment Options
  • Cheilectomy
  • Cotton Osteotomy (Medial Cuneiform Opening Wedge Osteotomy)
  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon
  • DuVries Arthroplasty
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy (EPF)
  • Excision of Mortons Neuromas
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Masses
  • First Metatarsal-phalangeal Joint (MTP) Arthrodesis
  • First MTP Joint Fusion (Locking Plate)
  • Fixation for LisFranc Injury
  • Gastrocnemius Recession (Intramuscular Approach)
  • Haglund’s Deformity Surgery (Resection Method)
  • Hammertoe Correction (PIP Joint Arthroplasty)
  • Jones Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Jones Fracture Fixation (Intramedullary Screw)
  • Kidner Procedure
  • Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Lapidus Procedure for Bunion Correction
  • Lateral Column Lengthening (Evans Osteotomy) for Adult Acquired Flatfoot
  • Mallet Toe Correction (DIP Joint Arthroplasty)
  • Medial Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy
  • Metatarsal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)
  • Midfoot Fusion
  • Plantar Fascia Release (Open Technique)
  • Subtalar Fusion
  • Tarsal Tunnel Decompression
  • Tendon Transfer for Hammertoe (FDL tendon transfer)
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusion (with Intramedullary Rod)
  • TightRope™ Fixation for Ankle Syndesmosis
  • Triple Arthrodesis
  • Weil Osteotomy for Claw Toe

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Ratings/Reviews

Dr. Nicholson was very thorough and explained in detail what steps I had to take first before considering surgery. I appreciated his kindness and willingness to listen to me He understood how much pain I have been suffering with and assured me that he would do whatever needed to be done to alleviate this problem I have been dealing with. I have confidence that he will be able to help me and would recommend him in the future.

Dr Nicholson is really good. He is informative in his advice and diagnosis. He also listens to his patients regarding their concerns and suggestions regarding their care. I Really like him as my Foot Orthopedist

The staff was very professional and knowledgeable about my situation. Dr. Christopher Nicholson, MD was GREAT. He was very patient and explained my injury, in a way I would understand. I would recommend everyone that has an injury to make an appointment with Dr. Nicholson. Thanks, Theresa Johnson

Dr. Nicholson was awesome. He was very attentive and did everything he could to find out what the problem and then followed through with a great plan to get me better. Thank you for taking great care of me Doc.

Dr Nicholson was very compassionate and I felt like he really cared about my painful toe and bunion! I jumped at the opportunity he gave me to have surgery Monday, June 24. Kathy Fullerton

I was very nervous and scared. Dr. Nicholson was very patient and encouraging. He eased my fears and made the experience great. Highly recommend!

Dr. Nicholson is an excellent doctor. He is extremely knowledgeable and so is his staff. They are all compassionate and kind. You never feel like you inconvenience them.

judy juzaitis

Bette McDermott

Dr. Nicholson was very thorough and explained in detail what steps I had to take first before considering surgery. I appreciated his kindness and willingness to listen to me He understood how much pain I have been suffering with and assured me that he would do whatever needed to be done to alleviate this problem I have been dealing with. I have confidence that he will be able to help me and would recommend him in the future.

Gretchen Loden

Sherri M

Dr Nicholson is really good. He is informative in his advice and diagnosis. He also listens to his patients regarding their concerns and suggestions regarding their care. I Really like him as my Foot Orthopedist

Louise Page

Theresa Johnson

The staff was very professional and knowledgeable about my situation. Dr. Christopher Nicholson, MD was GREAT. He was very patient and explained my injury, in a way I would understand. I would recommend everyone that has an injury to make an appointment with Dr. Nicholson. Thanks, Theresa Johnson

Angie Frost

Dr. Nicholson was awesome. He was very attentive and did everything he could to find out what the problem and then followed through with a great plan to get me better. Thank you for taking great care of me Doc.

Kathy Fullerton

Dr Nicholson was very compassionate and I felt like he really cared about my painful toe and bunion! I jumped at the opportunity he gave me to have surgery Monday, June 24. Kathy Fullerton

Reviewer

I was very nervous and scared. Dr. Nicholson was very patient and encouraging. He eased my fears and made the experience great. Highly recommend!

Robin S

Dr. Nicholson is an excellent doctor. He is extremely knowledgeable and so is his staff. They are all compassionate and kind. You never feel like you inconvenience them.

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