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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(23)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Nielsen, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pediatrician, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Nielsen has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
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Promptness 4.0
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Courteous Staff 3.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 3.6
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Follows Up After Visit 3.7
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Bone Lengthening
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

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

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

Affiliations

Dr. Nielsen has 3 hospital affiliations:

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

Languages

  • 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 3 office locations.
Dr. Brian Nielsen practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Tucson, AZ.
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