Dr. Nicholas Ashan Abidi MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Nicholas Abidi is an orthopedic surgeon in Capitola, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Dominican Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Abidi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Dominican Hospital and one of 54 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992 - 1996

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996 - 1997

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1991

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Other Training, Molecular Biology, 1988 - 1989

Howard Hughes Medical Institute @ NIH
Other Training, Molecular Biology, 1988 - 1989

Ursinus College
Other Training, Chemistry, 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2011

Career Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2010

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Award - Best Clinical Research Paper by a Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
1997

Everett J. Gordon Award - most outstanding performance as a chief orthopaedic resident
1996

Cyrus E. Beekey Award for Most Exceptional Student Entering Medicine
1986

Thomas P. Glassmoyer Award for Student With Highest Academic Achievement Consistently for Four Years
1986

American Chemical Society Award for Student With Highest Academic Achievement In the Department of Chemistry
1986

Chapter Scholar (Equiv of Phi Beta Kappa)
1986

Cub and Key Honor Society
1986

Publications & Presentations

Acumed Lower Extremity Reconstruction Course
2012 11 1

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 2012 Annual Meeting
2012 6 20

Anterior Supine Incision Hip Arthroplasty Symposia
2012 5 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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