Dr. Douglas Dirk Nelson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Douglas Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon in Hometown, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and Advocate Christ Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and one of 24 at Advocate Christ Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Advocate Christ Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Advocate Trinity Hospital

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980 - 1984

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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