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Nimish R Kadakia M.D.

(949) 586-3200
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Expertise
  • Sports Medicine
Medical Practice:
  • South County Orthopedic Specialists
Additional Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
Address
22 Odyssey Drive, Suite 210
Irvine, CA 92618
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Education & Training

Medical Education - University of Texas - San Antonio (Medical Doctor)
Internship - McGaw Medical Center/North Western University (General Surgery)
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine - Houston (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center (Sports Medicine)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopedic Sports Medicine)
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopedic Surgery)

Physician Bio

Nimish R. Kadakia, M.D. has performed over 4 procedures at one of the HOI facilities during 2016.

Dr. Nimish Kadakia has been a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005. He completed his Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in 2009.

Dr. Kadakia grew up in Chicago and Southern California, graduating from UCLA with a degree in Kinesiology and Psychology.

He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Kadakia went on to accomplish his General Surgery Internship at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois and his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

He then continued his training with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Dr. Kadakia is a Member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American College of Sports Medicine, California Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons & Fellows and the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society.

He serves as Team Physician for El Toro High School.

Conditions Treated

  • AC Joint Separation
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
  • Ankle & Foot Dislocations / Subluxations
  • Ankle & Foot Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bankart Lesion
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear
  • Bicep Tendonitis
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Hand
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clavicle Fracture