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New Orthopaedic Surgeon joins Hutchinson Health Orthopaedic and Rehab Clinic

Thomas Nelson, MD

Thomas Nelson, MD

Specializing in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements and orthopaedic oncology, Dr. Thomas Nelson is looking forward to sharing his expertise with patients in Hutchinson and the surrounding area.

“I have always wanted to work in a smaller community,” noted Dr. Nelson, whose special interests include joint replacement revisions, knee surgery, hip surgery, hip resurfacing, and arthritis care.

Dr. Nelson’s first day at Hutchinson Health will be April 1. Previously, he served as an orthopaedic surgeon in the Twin Cities. His specialized training includes direct anterior minimally invasive total hip arthoplasty, quad-sparing total knee replacements, and operative treatment of cancers of the musculo-skeletal system.

In the Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Dr. Nelson was voted a “Top Doctor” by his peers.

Dr. Nelson joins Dr. Gordon Walker and staff , and will be seeing patients at Hutchinson Orthopaedic and Rehab Clinic.

Hutchinson Health is one of the largest independent health care providers in Minnesota. Services include primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services, and specialty programs.