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Dr. Thomas Nelson, MD

Dr. Thomas Nelson, MD

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    Overview

    Fellowship trained by the Mayo Clinic in Orthopedic Oncology and Adult Reconstruction, Dr. Thomas Nelson specializes in orthopedic oncology and joint replacement. He has extensive experience treating bone and soft tissue tumors for limb salvage , as well as in primary and revision total joint procedures for the shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Nelson is focused on providing safe, high quality orthopedic care specific to the patient’s diagnosis and treatment wishes. He strives to make every encounter a positive one. He is an examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and is a passionate contributor to organizations that provide medical services in Honduras. Dr. Nelson has been in Tucson since 2019, and very much enjoys all the outdoor activities the desert has to offer.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Cook County Hosp, Colon And Rectal Surgery; Univ Il Coll Of Med, General Surgery (Residency)

    Other Degree - University of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Thomas Nelson, may include:

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office for more information or to schedule a consultation.

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Thomas Nelson, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Nelson's office.

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Carondelet Medical Group - Orthopedics

    6567 E Carondelet Dr

    Ste 415

    Tucson, AZ 85710

    (520) 887-7700

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Thomas Nelson accepting new patients?

    Yes, Thomas Nelson is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Thomas Nelson offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office at (520) 887-7700 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Thomas Nelson offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office at (520) 887-7700 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Thomas Nelson speak?

    Thomas Nelson speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Thomas Nelson have?

    Thomas Nelson is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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