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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist
29 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Nelligan is Good. Dr. Nelligan has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Nelligan, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelligan graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago.


Dr. Nelligan has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St John's Medical Center 
  • Sonora Regional Medical Center/Adventist Health 


  • English
  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Dr. John Patrick Nelligan MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. John P. Nelligan practice?
Dr. John Nelligan has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Nelligan practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Sonora, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Longview, WA.
See Sonora Surgeons.