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Nels L. Carlson, M.D.

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  • Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine


  • Orthopaedics and rehabilitation

Special focus

  • Electromyography
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Carlson is an associate professor with the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. His primary clinical interests are conservative spine care, sports injuries and electrodiagnostics.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • M.D., 1992, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency

    • Harvard Medical School-Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston
  • Fellowship

    • Neurophysiology-Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1998, 2008
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.9 out of 5 (239 Ratings, 114 Reviews)

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