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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 38

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Dr. Carlson's Experience


  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injection
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Background Check for Dr. Carlson

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Graduated in 2006

Internship Hospital

Creighton University Medical Center
Complete in 2007

Residency Hospital

University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
Complete in 2011

Fellowship Hospital

Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Complete in 2012

Undergraduate Schools

Brigham Young University
Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish
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