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Specialties & Research
- He has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Education & Awards
Dr. Nelson graduated from Des Moines University.
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- Additional Information
- Dr. Chris Nelson DO is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 8 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- Where does Dr. Chris Nelson practice?
- Dr. Chris Nelson has 5 office locations.
Dr. Chris Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Carroll, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Chesterfield, MO and Saint Louis, MO.
See Carroll Surgeons.