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CNOS Physician Receives 'Golden Stethoscope' Award

Apr 12, 2021 02:08PM ● By Med Magazine

The Center for Neurosciences, Orthopaedics & Spine (CNOS) congratulates Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD, FAAOS, on receiving the Golden Stethoscope award.  This award is given in recognition of exceptional practice of healing. The Golden Stethoscope  Award was given by MercyOne staff, partners of CNOS. 

“Dr. Nelson demonstrates MercyOne cultural beliefs. Dr. Nelson demonstrates personalized  care, owning it, improve daily and innovation. Dr. Nelson’s passion for his patients and team  does not go unnoticed. He is involved with his efficiency and offers resolutions to improve  patient and staff satisfaction. Dr. Nelson is an advocate for patient safety and care, “ says the  MercyOne OR staff in their nomination letter. 

Dr. Daniel Nelson is board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in Adult  Reconstruction/Joint Replacement at the Southern Joint Replacement Institute/Vanderbilt  University in Nashville, TN. He earned his medical degree from the Sanford School of Medicine  of the University of South Dakota. Utilizing his fellowship training in joint replacement surgery,  Dr. Nelson focuses on treating patients with hip and knee conditions, including replacements,  revisions, fractures and infections. He also treats patients with other orthopaedic injuries and  conditions, including orthopaedic trauma. 

“Staff enjoy working with Dr. Nelson because of his technique, the difficulty of his cases, i.e.  joint revisions, and the learning that is provided. Dr. Nelson is meticulous in all things he does  in surgery which represents what surgery is about. Dr. Nelson exemplifies what a true patient  advocate, leader and continuous learner is at MercyOne,” continues the MercyOne OR staff.