Nicholas T. Gates, MD

Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine 

Dr. Gates’ practice has been dedicated to Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine since 1998. Following graduation from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Gates completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He is the only orthopaedic surgeon based in Northern Kentucky (and one of only a few in Greater Cincinnati) who specializes in foot and ankle care.

He is the foot and ankle consultant for Thomas More College, Northern Kentucky University and many area high schools. He is also the team physician for Highlands High School.  

His practice includes ankle arthroscopy, fractures, Achilles tendon disorders, total ankle replacement and forefoot reconstruction. He treats foot and ankle injuries in athletes and non-athletes, including occupational injuries.

The only foot specialist based in Northern Kentucky who is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Gates is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Pedorthic Footwear Association.  Dr. Gates was selected as a Finalist for the Cincinnati Business Courier's 2015 Health Care Heroes "Innovator" Award for his development of the Internal Brace Augmentation Procedure for ankle stabilization.  Dr. Gates is assisted by Lisa Osterbrock, PA-C.

Dr. Gates sees patients in the Florence and Mt. Auburn offices.  The Mt. Auburn office is located inside The Christ Hospital Medical Office Building - click the blue text below for helpful directions to parking there and to our office suite inside the Medical Office Building.

Nicholas T. Gates, MD Videos

Achilles Tendon Problems - Nicholas T. Gates, M.D.
Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Achilles
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction - Nicholas T. Gates, M.D.
Foot & Ankle
Ankle Sprains in Athletes - Nicholas t. Gates, M.D.
Foot & Ankle, Sports Medicine
Rolled Ankles: Treatment and Prevention - Nicholas T. Gates, M.D.
Foot & Ankle, Sports Medicine
Ankle Exercises - Samantha Zoulek, PT, DPT
Foot & Ankle, Physical Therapy, Exercises