Dr. Nels W. Thorderson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 44

4381 S Eason Blvd Suite 303
Tupelo, MS 38801
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Dr. Thorderson's Experience

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Dr. Thorderson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Thorderson Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Thorderson Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

North Mississippi Medical Center
830 South Gloster
Tupelo, MS 38801

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thorderson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
North Mississippi Sports Medcn
North Mississippi Sports Medcn
4381 S Eason Blvd Suite 303
Tupelo, MS 38801
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    Dr. Thorderson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2006
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spine Deformities
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Thorderson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.
    • 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

    Wayne State University
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thorderson & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Thorderson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at North Mississippi Medical Center where Dr. Thorderson has admitting privileges:

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    • North Mississippi Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thorderson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thorderson to family and friends

    9 responses
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    national average

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    Dr. Thorderson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Thorderson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Thorderson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Pyramid Life
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    North Mississippi Sports Medcn
    4381 S Eason Blvd Suite 303
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 840-5747 (Office)
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