Dr. Bradley James Nelson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Bradley Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Fairview Southdale Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Nelson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 75 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and one of 78 at Fairview Southdale Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Ranked #13 in Orthopedics

Fairview Southdale Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Regions Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1993 - 1995

Keller Army Community Hospital
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1997 - 1999

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 13 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 6 years in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Military movement training program improves jump-landing mechanics associated with anterior cruciate ligament injury risk.
Owens, B. D.,Cameron, K. L.,Duffey, M. L.,Vargas, D.,Duffey, M. J.,Mountcastle, S. B.,Padua, D.,Nelson, B. J. 2013 3 2

History of Shoulder Instability and Subsequent Injury During Four Years of Follow-up: A Survival Analysis.
Cameron, K. L.,Mountcastle, S. B.,Nelson, B. J.,Deberardino, C. R.,Duffey, M. L.,Svoboda, L. C.,Owens, L. C.

Magnetic Helical Micromachines: Fabrication, Controlled Swimming, and Cargo Transport.
Tottori, S.,Zhang, L.,Qiu, F.,Krawczyk, K. K.,Franco-Obregón, A.,Nelson, B. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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