Fred Nelson MD

Fred R Nelson, MD

medical group

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery

Services: Joint Care, Orthopedics

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery


  • University of Maryland, MD, 1967

Residencies & Internships

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center GME, Orthopaedics, DC, 1972
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center GME, Rotating, DC, 1968


  • University of California, Joint Replacement, CA, 1998

About Me

I specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.


Whenever possible, orthopaedic care should include sufficient patient knowledge to delay or prevent more aggressive intervention.

Awards and Honors

Past President - Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine
Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, Seventh Edition




Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Fairlane
19401 Hubbard Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital