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Christopher Nielsen, MD, FACS

General Surgeon

Sees patients at:

FamilyHealth Medical Clinic - Northfield
To make an appointment, call: (507) 646-1494

FamilyHealth Medical Clinic - Farmington
To make an appointment, call: (651) 460-2300


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Philosophy of Care:

I strive to compassionately deliver "state of the art" surgical care.


Special Interests:

Laparoscopy and endoscopy; Endocrine – thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disorders; Breast – benign and malignant diseases; Gastrointestinal, colorectal and biliary disease; Hernia surgery - open and laparoscopic; Skin and soft tissue surgery (including melanoma and skin cancer); Venous disease; Trauma and critical care  

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Personal Interests:

Family, faith, bicycling, skiing, reading and travel 


Iowa State University

Medical School
University of Iowa College of Medicine

Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa - General Surgery; Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Minnesota

Board Certifications and Professional Designations:

American Board of Surgery – General Surgery and Critical Care; American College of Surgeons – Fellow; Member of SAGES/Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

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