Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

Nielsen, Christopher, MD, FACS

Breast Care, Endoscopy, General Surgery Locations

Northfield Clinic
(507) 646-1494
Farmington Clinic
(651) 460-2300
Breast Care Center
(507) 646-1455
Surgery Center
(507) 646-6001

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

Languages Spoken


Personal Interests

Family, faith, bicycling, skiing, reading and travel


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

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