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James E. Nitka, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery,
  • Spinal Surgery
Patient Rating
4.59/5 (Based on 68 Reviews)
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Dr. Nitka performs all types of orthopedic surgery, but has a special emphasis on spinal disorders.  Trained in the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques, he performs miscrodiscectomy, anterior cervical spine surgery, lumbar fusion, peripheral nerve decompression for wrist and elbow, and general orthopedic surgery.



Medical School

College of Medicine, University of Arizona


Duke University Medical Center


Duke University Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society (Duke University Orthopedic Surgery alumni organization

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Provider Review Comments

August 11, 2018
excellent surgeon/care provider. previously treated wife with serious condition successfully .an exceptional physician
July 27, 2018
I plan on continuing my backcare with *Dr. James Nitka, and Piedmont Orthopedics if I need any other concerns. The staff is very friendly and helpful.
July 25, 2018
Excellent care by provider.
July 25, 2018
I was impressed my experienced there. The Doctor and Staff really care, and take time to understand and help. A wonderful experience feeling I'm in good hands.
July 22, 2018
Dr. Nitka is the best. He looked after me as though I were family. He and his staff go above and beyond. Could not ask for better care.
July 21, 2018
July 10, 2018
everyone is nice
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