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Chris Nelson
Chris Nelson, DO Office

(515) 224-1414

Fax (515) 221-6569 6001 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266

Chris Nelson

Dr. Chris Nelson’s practice focuses on the areas of hip and knee surgeries and is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in Iowa with fellowship level training in both hip replacement and hip arthroscopy.
Primary Specialty


Practice Chris Nelson, DO
Gender Male
Education Des Moines University
Training Michigan State University, Garden City Hospital, Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Certification American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Year Established 1955
Insurances Accepted Aetna, Cigna, First Health Network, Health Alliance, Health Partners, Heritage Select, Humana, Interagrated Health Network, Iowa Medicaid, Iowa Medicaid MCO Amerigroup, Iowa Medicaid MCO United Community Plan, Medica Inspire UnityPoint, Medicare Part B, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medimore, Midlands Choice Network, Railroad Medicare, Tricare West Region, United Healthcare, Veterans Health Community Care, Wellmark BCBS, Workers' Compensation, Independent Medical Evaluations
Degrees Doctor of Osteopathy
Business Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Services Direct anterior hip replacement, minimally invasive total hip arthoplasty, Total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, Robotic-Assisted Mako partial knee replacement, Sports injury care and management, Arthroscopic knee surgery, Regenerative Medicine, Pediatric fracture care, Worker's compensation injury Additional Services Doctor
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