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    Nathaniel  Jonathan  Nelms, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon, Fletcher Allen

    Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine


    Areas of Expertise:
    • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
    • Hip and Knee Care
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Residency: University of Vermont College of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery
    Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics
    Status: Active

    Dr. Nathan Nelms joined Fletcher Allen’s Orthopedics Specialty Center as an orthopedic surgeon in 2012. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in South Burlington, VT.

    Dr. Nelms’ area of expertise includes hip and knee arthritis, avascular necrosis and hip and knee joint replacement. He performs total hip arthroplasty (direct anterior approach), total and partial knee arthroplasty, total hip and knee revision and knee arthroscopy.

    He specializes in the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis, post-traumatic hip and knee arthritis, osteonecrosis, meniscus tears and failed hip and knee replacements.

    For more information about his research and academic interests, view Dr. Nelms’ bio at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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