Jason Nielson, M.D. | Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon



Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University

Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship, Montefiore Hospital, New York

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Montefiore Hospital, New York

Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Sunrise Hospital Medical Center

Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center

​Specialties: Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, ACL Injuries

Dr. Jason Nielson joined us after completing the only pediatric and adolescent sports medicine fellowship in the United States at Boston Children’s Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Under the tutelage of Dr. Lyle Micheli – one of the fathers of adolescent and pediatric sports medicine – and the many highly trained surgeons at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Nielson is trained in treating acute and overuse injuries in young athletes and children. He previously served as a physician for the Boston Ballet, and continues to have a keen interest in dance medicine and hip arthroscopy.


Dr. Nielson holds an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University. He completed medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999. He trained as an orthopedic surgeon at Montefiore Hospital in New York. He has been recognized at each level with awards of excellence. He has published many scientific articles and has written numerous chapters on orthopedic, sports and dance medicine topics. 

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