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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
32 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Nelson is Average. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
Promptness 2.4
Courteous Staff 2.3
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
Bedside Manner 2.2
Spends Time with Me 2.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Nelson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from New York University - Mount Sinai. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1998 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Nelson has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Stamford Hospital 
  • Greenwich Hospital Association 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Martin Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John M. Nelson practice?
Dr. John Nelson has 4 office locations.
Dr. John Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Purchase, NY.
Additional practice locations include: New Rochelle, NY and Stamford, CT.
See Purchase Surgeons.