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Clayton E. Nelson, M.D.

Clayton E. Nelson, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon
Specializing in Hand and Upper Extremities

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Dr. Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in the treatment of hand, wrist, elbow and upper extremity conditions. Dr. Nelson has advanced experience in wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery and the treatment of injuries among athletes.


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Ligament Injuries in Athletes

What PATIENTS Say About Dr. Clayton Nelson, MD

  • I broke my wrist December 2018. Dr. Nelson confirmed what I already knew my wrist was going to require more than a splint. He took the time to show me my x-rays and explain the surgical procedure.
  • Dr. Nelson spent an hour with me on my first appointment. I can't believe a doctor this wonderful exist. My recovery will take a year and am relieved I found him. He was straight forward and clear.
  • Dr. Nelson was excellent from beginning to end: He was very personable, and told me exactly what to expect . My torn bicep is now healed and 100% ! Appointments were informative and to the point with very little wait.
  • Dr. Nelson was just great. From my first office visit, through the surgery process and follow-up. My wrist is doing great!
  • I saw Dr. Nelson for the first time and was very impressed. He spent a lot of time with me, explained my options and answered every question I had. Best experience with a physician in a long time!
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What’s New? Wrist Arthroscopy

Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to view, diagnose and treat problems of your wrist joint. The procedure is carried out through tiny incisions over the wrist called portals with the help of a thin illuminated tube with a camera called an arthroscope and special surgical instruments.

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Call today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Nelson! Appointments:

  • SSM Health Oklahoma
    Sports Orthopedics Clinic

    1111 N Dewey Ste 200
    OKC, OK 73102

  • Edmond
    13401 N Western
    Suite 301
    Oklahoma City, OK 73114

  • Westmoore
    13500 S Tulsa Drive
    Suite 301
    Oklahoma City, OK 73170

  • Midwest City
    3400 S Douglas Blvd
    Suite 302
    Oklahoma City, OK 73150