Clayton E. Nelson, MD, FAAOS, FACS Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Upper Extremities
Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Dr. Nelson attended and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma State University.
After college, he earned his medical degree and completed his post graduate training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.
From there, he was accepted into a prestigious fellowship program through the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center. Throughout his extensive training, Dr. Nelson gained specific training and expertise in the treatment of elbow injuries amongst athletes.
Dr. Nelson has combined his education and research endeavors, leading to several published articles concerning injuries in athletes, advanced nerve compression techniques and other topics of interest.
He is an active candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Today, Dr. Nelson continues to focus on elbow injury prevention, education and treatment to help athletes return to the field, and life as quickly and safely as possible.
Dr. Nelson uses advanced surgical procedures to restore flexibility, movement and comfort to athletes of all ages and skill levels.
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