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John C. Neilson, MD

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Orthopaedic Surgery
4.9 (68)
Associate Professor
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Diseases & Conditions

Arthritis of the Hip
Arthritis of the Knee
Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Metastatic Bone Disease
Musculoskeletal Tumors

Treatment & Services

Complex Joint Reconstruction
Joint Replacement Surgery
Limb Salvage Surgery
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Sarcoma Surgery
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Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert West Bend Hospital


Center For Advanced Care - Froedtert HospitalCancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

University of South Dakota School of Medicine - Vermillion - SD - Doctor of Medicine - (2004)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery - (2004-2009)

Rutgers Medical School - Piscataway - NJ - Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology - (2009-2010)

Board Certifications

General Orthopaedics

Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 68 ratings, 15 reviews
Aug. 29, 2021
He took the time to cover my last scan and to explain all possible treatment options. I felt as though my questions and concerns were all answered clearly. I was impressed with this Doctor and feel confident that he will help me to finally get some relief from pain.
June 29, 2021
June 25, 2021
I would just like to say that I wished I had shaken hands with my doctor when he offered it. I am still having trouble getting out with people again! P.S. My knee feels great. Hope it lasts.
June 24, 2021
He was very knowledgeable and sincerely concern about my situation. He explained and showed me what needed to be done.
June 15, 2021
Dr. Neilson was able to see me on Monday and scheduled surgery the next day, to fix a broken humerus. plus I have cancer, healing is critical. I appreciate his quick turn around and care!!!
May 14, 2021
Showed a lot of patience and answered all my questions thoroughly.
May 13, 2021
Dr. Neilson is very knowledgeable in his area of expertise, he genuinely listens to his patients and answered any concerns I had.
April 29, 2021
good listener to my list of questions- encouraging
March 25, 2021
Very personable and relatable. I like that medical students are a part of the process. They seem to approach the case from a point of view of discovery. Asking different questions and taking notes...learning.
Feb. 12, 2021
listens very well and answered all questions
Jan. 29, 2021
Dr. Neilson is the BEST Dr. and Surgeon you have on staff!! He is also very knowledgeable in his field and really knows how to put one at ease when describing procedures and the care afterwards. I wouldn't even consider seeing anyone else but him!!
Jan. 24, 2021
Jan. 20, 2021
I thought Dr. Neilson did an outstanding job in all regards.
Jan. 20, 2021
Been under his care since 2016 for benign tumor. very satisfied with care and annual follow-up of specific problem. always discuss risks and all pros/cons of a possible surgery. discuss all conditions arising from tumor.
Jan. 18, 2021
well informed, talked to us at a level we understood, very personable.
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