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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
46 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Specialties & Research

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

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

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago.


Dr. Nelson has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Indian Path Medical Center 
  • Johnson City Medical Ctr 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 46 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert Nelson practice?
Dr. Robert Nelson has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Elizabethton, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Livingston, TN and Mountain City, TN.
See Elizabethton Orthopedic Surgeons.