Scott Nielsen, MD
4.4 out of 5. (See testimonials)
Accepting new patients
Offering Telehealth appointments
Scott Nielsen, MD obtained a Bachelor of Science at Weber State University and a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. As part of his training, Dr. Nielsen completed a combined orthopedic internship and residency at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and an adult lower extremity reconstruction fellowship at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. Some of his focuses within orthopedic care include hip and knee replacement, trauma care, knee preservation surgery, and complex revision surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in orthopedics.
Dr. Nielsen knew he wanted to pursue a career in medicine after studying anatomy and pathology in school. He chose to specialize in orthopedics because he enjoys seeing the difference that orthopedic care can make in helping people function better.
When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Nielsen enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, surfing, mountain biking, and eating good food.
Hip & Knee
Education & Certifications
Here`s what Dr. Nielsen's patients think
I will continue to visit Dr Nielsen for all my days!
Dr Nielsen helped my with some shoulder and knee pain last year. He helped me to understand the issues with my knee and suggested that I do not yet need surgery, which I am grateful for. I feel like sometimes Drs just want to get you into surgery so they can generate higher billed charges. I will continue to visit Dr Nielsen for all my days!
An awesome experience, will be the only Ortho I want to see going forward!
Dr. Nielsen was a godsend for me. I came in with a torn shoulder, and he spent time with me to go over how the injury occurred, and then he performed some mobility tests. An X-Ray was needed, which we took care of immediately with no delay, and then Dr Nielsen came back in to review the results, diagnose the problem, and treat me. I immediately was able to get some mobility back and the healing process began. He even reached back out a week later to check on me and recommend some additional rehab movements to incorporate into my workout routines. An awesome experience, will be the only Ortho I want to see going forward!
Dr. Nielsen takes time to listen to your questions and gives educated advice.
Dr. Nielsen takes time to listen to your questions and gives educated advice. There is not only one approach to any problem so he offers possible solutions.
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