Nicole Kornder

Nicole Kornder, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

About Me

I am a primary care sports medicine doctor, which means I specialize in treating non-surgical musculoskeletal issues for patients of all ages. This can include acute sports injuries, overuse sports injuries and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. My goal when providing care is to work with patients to create personalized treatment plans that incorporate their individual goals and medical needs. Additionally, I enjoy working with my patients to keep them as active, healthy and happy as possible throughout their lifetime. 

Within family medicine, preventative care is an important area for me. I want to make sure my patients understand healthy behaviors and screenings that can prevent future illness. Medical issues are often avoidable so I work with my patients to manage chronic care issues.
 
I enjoy The Ohio State University's team-based approach, where I work closely with providers in my specialty and with providers in other specialties such as primary care, orthopedics and physical medicine. This approach encourages good communication and allows us to provide the best coordinated care for our patients. I enjoy the familiarity of the smaller clinics while still having access to the benefits of the larger institution.

In my free time, I enjoy running on the Columbus city bike trails. If I'm not running, you'll likely still find me outdoors, usually working in my yard. I moved from Wisconsin to Columbus because of the great opportunities to train here in family medicine and sports medicine. Since moving here, I've come to love the personality of this city and its people. I've been excited to stay here after finishing my training and continuing to work at The Ohio State University.

Highlights

  • Family medicine assistant chief resident, 2015 - 2016
  • Team physician for various Columbus city and surrounding area schools, 2014 - 2017
  • Poster presentations at the 2017 national AMSSM conference - "Blunt Trauma to Flank during Collegiate Soccer Game" and "History of Concussion Associated with History of Musculoskeletal Injury in NCAA Division 1 Athletes"

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Ankle Injuries
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Asthma, Exercise-Induced
  • Hypertension
  • Primary Care
  • Knee Injuries
  • Health Promotion
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Disease Management
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Injuries
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Foot Injuries
  • Women's Health
  • Gynecology
  • Hand Injuries
  • Pediatrics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Injuries
  • Brain Concussion
  • Arm Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Athletic Performance
  • Physical Endurance

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Residency

Family Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016

Fellowship

Family Medicine-Sports
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
8/1/2016 - 7/31/2017

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Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine
7/1/2016

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Sports Medicine)
8/1/2017

My Department

Family Medicine

My Division

Sports Medicine

Reviews

194 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.3
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2018

Competent, caring and communicative! I am liking this new primary care physician.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

This was my first visit to this physician as I was looking for a new PCP. I will definitely continue care with her.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

Has always been very helpful/caring!

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2018

She seemed on top of issues.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2018

Dr. Kornder is very professional, very caring and explains things in great detail. She gave me helpful literature to help me understand & how to care for my injury.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2018

Very good.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2018

I really like the doc. She knows my history and I feel very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

She's excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 03, 2018

Dr. Kornder is an amazing listener. She doesn't read/know me by my chart, but personally as a patient. She remembers my life situations and truly is interested in giving the best care. Dr. Kornder wants results! Top notch doctor!

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

Dr. Kornder is attentive and thorough. She retrieved copies of exercises I could do to strengthen my muscles around my hip area and demonstrated each one.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Kornder has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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(Sports Medicine Only)