Physician biography

Nicholas K. Gove, M.D.

“By specializing in the hand, wrist, and elbow, it is my mission to provide the highest possible level of care to this area. I enjoy caring for common disorders of the upper extremity such as fractures, tendon injuries, and carpal tunnel. I have an interest in complex hand, wrist, and elbow trauma and other arthritis-related disorders of the upper extremity.”

Speciality

Dr. Nicholas Gove is originally from the Kansas City area. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s six-year BA/MD program for his undergraduate and medical education. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Toledo. He then completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis.

Dr. Gove specializes in the hand, wrist, and elbow, it is his mission to provide the highest possible level of care to this area. He enjoys caring for common disorders of the upper extremity such as fractures, tendon injuries, and carpal tunnel. He has an interest in complex hand, wrist, and elbow trauma and other arthritis-related disorders of the upper extremity.

Dr. Gove’s elective practice involves the hand, wrist, and elbow. He cares for common disorders such as carpal tunnel, trigger digits, and arthritis in the hand, wrist, and elbow. He enjoys complex trauma including fractures and tendon injuries of the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. Dr. Gove has a large Dupuytren’s disease practice and offers both injections and surgery when indicated. In addition to his subspecialty, he participates in General Orthopaedic call and repairs lower extremity fractures, such as hip and ankle.

In addition to Dr. Gove’s extensive medical commitments, he enjoys playing the guitar and drums, martial arts, and spending with his wife and children.

Specialties

Hand Surgery
Microsurgery Wrist
Elbow Reconstruction

Education

B.S.- University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001

M.D.- University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001

Post Grad Training

Residency: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2001-2006

Fellowship: Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN, 2006-2007

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2029

Certificate of Additional Qualifications in Hand Surgery, 2029

Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011-Present

Fellow American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2011-Present

Associations

Nebraska Medical Association 

Clinical Team

Advanced Practice Provider: John F. Ayers, PA-C

Primary Clinical Assistant: Jenelle Z., CST

Locations

Seward (Every Other Friday Morning)

Memorial Health Care Services
300 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434
Phone: (402) 643-2971

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