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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Nielsen, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pediatrician, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Nielsen has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian Nielsen, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Bone Lengthening
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Nielsen graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)


Dr. Nielsen has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Tucson Medical Center 
  • University Medical Center 
  • Carondelet St. Joseph`s 


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Brian B Nielsen MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Brian B. Nielsen practice?
Dr. Brian Nielsen has 4 office locations.
Dr. Brian Nielsen practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Tucson, AZ.
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