Paul J. Nielsen, M.D.

Paul J. Nielsen, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon
Consulting Physician
Outpatient Services,
Surgical Services
Office Phone
308-537-3661, ext 5580 / 800-458-0306
Facility/Office
Gothenburg Health
918 20th Street
Gothenburg, NE 69138

Education
University of Missouri School of Medicine-Columbia, Missouri

Residency
University of Nebraska College of Medicine-Omaha, Nebraska
 
Hand Surgery an Microvascular Surgery Fellowship
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center-Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Procedures Performed
Dr. Nielsen completed fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery after his orthopedic surgery residency, allowing him to provide highly specialized care including:
  • Carpal tunnel release and nerve releases including minimally invasive and scope techniques
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Tendonitis and tendon injuries
  • Arthritis of the thumb, wrist, hand, elbow and shoulder
  • Rotator cuff repair and arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Fractures of the hand, wrist, arm and shoulder
  • Surgery with only local anesthesia for many procedures to recover faster
  • In addition, Dr. Nielsen provides general orthopedic surgery care including:
  • Fracture treatment
  • Athletic injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Worker’s compensation
Dr. Nielsen enjoys getting to know each of his patients. Together, they create a treatment plan that addresses the patient’s goals whether that includes surgery or non-operative treatment.
 
Personal 
Dr. Nielsen lives in Kearney with his wife Jessica and two young daughters. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys hunting, athletics, and Husker football. 
 
More/Other Information
New west Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery
2810 West 35th Street
Kearney, NE 68845
Physician's Schedule
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019