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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 65

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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Nelson's Offices

IU Health Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
IU Health Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1824 Dorchester Ct Ste A
Goshen, IN 46526
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Hospital Quality

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Indiana University Health - Goshen Hospital
200 High Park Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
Community Hospital of Bremen
1020 High Rd
Bremen, IN 46506

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Nelson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    IU Health Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
    1824 Dorchester Ct Ste A
    Goshen, IN 46526
    (574) 538-2419
    Contact Information
    (574) 534-2548 (Office)
    (574) 534-3622 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Pekin Insurance
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
    • Principal Life
    • Sagamore Health Network
    • SelectHealth
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
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  2. Dr. Nelson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedics

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
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    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
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    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Nelson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    University of Iowa College of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nelson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Nelson's Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
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    4.7 out of 5

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    4.7 out of 5

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    Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Nelson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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