Charlottesville Orthopaedic Center works with patients in both Charlottesville and the surrounding communities, we treat musculoskeletal conditions in a variety of categories including the services listed below. We are also a full-service orthopaedic center, and we feel confident that we have a specialist for whatever your individual needs are.
Dr. Nielsen obtained his degree in medicine at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio University in Dayton and a fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Dr. Nielsen served on the staff of the hand section at the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Tampa prior to founding the Charlottesville Orthopaedic Center. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of all musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, as well as general orthopaedics.
Dr. Nielsen has met the rigid standards of the Certi?cate of Added Quali?cation in hand surgery in addition to being board-certi?ed in general orthopaedics. In addition to serving as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Martha Jefferson Hospital, he belongs to numerous national and regional societies and lectures locally as well as across the country.
Dr. Nielsen enjoys spending quality time with his wife and daughter in addition to traveling, cooking, music, and various outdoor and sporting activities.