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James E. Nitka, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery,
  • Spinal Surgery
Patient Rating
4.81/5 (Based on 69 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

July 29, 2019
Very good and well informed about this problem.
July 26, 2019
July 21, 2019
Dr. Nitka is the best doctor. he cares about his patients. I love Dr. Nitka.
July 16, 2019
I love my doctor he is a very informative and caring person
July 15, 2019
Dr. Nitka is fantastic.
June 21, 2019
It was very good.
June 18, 2019
Excelent visit. Provider is very understanding and gives the patient plenty of time.
June 17, 2019
The doctor and staff took great care of my concerns and needs. It was my pleasure to be referred to this office. A wonderful experience.
June 17, 2019
Each visit to *Dr. Nitka or any of the doctors there has always been a very good outcome.
June 07, 2019
Have been with Dr Nitka for years and am very pleased with him.
April 16, 2019
Very knowledgeable on all subjects discussed.
April 12, 2019
Absolutely no complaints. Dr Nitka was very professional and caring. As a rule I'm very nervous and apprehensive with any doctor appointment, but Dr Nitka quickly help alleviate my concerns. I would recommend him to my family and friends.
January 23, 2019
Very Good
January 22, 2019
January 17, 2019
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