Cory Nelson, MD

Cory Nelson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Dr. Cory Nelson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the management of injuries in youth and adult patients of all athletic skill levels, from recreational to professional athletes.  He emphasizes patient-centered communication and care and has in-depth expertise in the latest minimally invasive, arthroscopic techniques for the shoulder, knee, and elbow. Dr. Nelson received his Doctorate of Medicine at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Stony Brook University in NY.  His participation, in and love of, sports propelled him toward fellowship training in sports medicine at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA, where he had the opportunity to provide on-field coverage for multiple collegiate and professional teams. Dr. Nelson is currently the orthopedic consultant for several local high schools, and provides orthopedic care for many local baseball, volleyball, and soccer clubs. 

Contact
480.353.0446
Residency
SUNY Health Science Center
Medical School
The George Washington University
Fellowship Training
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Employment
OrthoArizona Sports Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • North Valley Surgery Center
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
  • Desert Ridge Surgery Center
  • HonorHealth Thompson Peak Hospital
  • OASIS Hospital