Dr. Nathan Van Zeeland, MD
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Dr. Nathan Van Zeeland, MD


Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

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Dr. Van Zeeland provides comprehensive care for conditions affecting the finger, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder. He has a special interest in joint replacement surgery, fracture care, nerve decompression and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.


Dr. Nathan Van Zeeland, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Appleton, WI. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Van Zeeland is affiliated with Theda Clark Medical Center, Saint Elizabeth Hospital and Appleton Medical Center.

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in Shawano, WI |
I would guess anyone with a needed surgery for comfort and no more pain still considers the risks. I thought long about this. Dr. Van Zeeland gave me the details of the procedure and not once made me feel pressure. He came out after the first hand surgery and talked to my husband and I feel so comfortable I had the other hand done this year as well. I can't brag enough about the Dr. and the Hand to Shoulder Center in Appleton.
in Hortonville Wi. |
Dr.VanZeeland did a total shoulder replacement on my husband he also did his right hand for carpal tunnel surgery everything went great, I recommend my friend to him and he also did a reversal shoulder replacement on her and that went great, brought my mother to him and he did her total shoulder replacement on her and that was perfect. I referred Dr Van Zeeland to her and he did both wrists for carpal tunnel, and he did my son in laws both wrists for carpal tunnel just last,,we think he is the b
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Dr. Van Zeeland's Care Philosophy

Dr. Van Zeeland provides comprehensive care for conditions affecting the finger, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder. He has a special interest in joint replacement surgery, fracture care, nerve decompression and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.

Dr. Van Zeeland's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture


  • Medical School
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington Univ Sch Of Med

    Completed in 2010

    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement