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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist
17 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric Nelson is Good. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 1.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric Nelson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis.


Dr. Nelson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Douglas County Hospital 
  • Glacial Ridge Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric W Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Eric W. Nelson practice?
Dr. Eric Nelson has 1 office location.
Dr. Eric Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Alexandria, MN.
See Alexandria Orthopedic Surgeons.