Dr. Joel Nilsson MD

Hand Surgeons in San Antonio, TX

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Dr. Joel Nilsson specializes in hand surgery, orthopedic surgery in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Joel Nilsson has been compared 272 times. Details of Dr. Nilsson's 21 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Georgetown University are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Nilsson

Dr. Joel Nilsson
Orthopaedic & Spine Institute
21 Spurs Ln
Suite 245
San Antonio, TX 78240

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Joel Nilsson has been identified as specializing in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
He is certied by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery for Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery.

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Joel Nilsson accepts the following plans at Orthopaedic & Spine Institute

  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • WellCare

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Nilsson attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in 1994 having 21 years experience.

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