5620 E. Bell Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

16838 E. Palisades Blvd. Ste.C-152
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

8405 N. Pima Center Pkwy, Ste. 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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480.353.0446 Ext. 3206


SUNY Health Science Center

Medical School

The George Washington University

Fellowship Training

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic


OrthoArizona Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

North Valley Surgery Center
HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
Desert Ridge Surgery Center
HonorHealth Thompson Peak Hospital
OASIS Hospital

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.


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