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Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

 
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Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

Specialty: 
Breast Care Endoscopy General Surgery
Locations

Locations: 
Northfield Clinic
Phone: 
(507) 646-1494
Farmington Clinic
Phone: 
(651) 460-2300
Breast Care Center
Phone: 
(507) 646-1455

Philosophy of Care

Philosophy of Care: 

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

Special Interests

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

Languages Spoken

Language Spoken: 
English

Personal Interests

Personal Interests: 
Family, faith, bicycling, skiing, reading and travel

Education

Education: 

College: Iowa State University

Medical School: University of Iowa, College of Medicine

Residency: Iowa Methodist Medical Center, General Surgery 

Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Surgical Critical Care 

Certifications & Designations

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