Andrew J. Nelson, M.D.

  • Medical Certifications and Associations
    • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery 1995 and Re-certified in 2006
    • Subspecialty Certification in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery administered by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2001 and recertified 2006
    • Licensed by the State of Connecticut
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS)
    • Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
    • Member American Medical Association (AMA)
    • Member CT State Medical Society
    • Member CT Orthopaedic Society
  • Military Service: Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy, Charleston, SC
  • Honors and Awards
    • CT Magazine Top Docs 2010
    • CT Magazine Top Docs 2009
    • CT Magazine Top Surgeons 2007
    • CT Magazine Top Docs 2003
    • CT Magazine Top Docs 2001
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Boston University Chapter
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI
    • Medical Doctorate (M.D.) Boston University, Boston, MA
    • Surgical Internship, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, MA
    • Orthopedic Surgical Residency, Boston University, Boston, MA
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Special Medical Interests
    • Simple and Complex Hand and Wrist Trauma and Fractures
    • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery
    • Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Surgery
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
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