Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics Spine Expert Lynn Nelson, MD Seeing Patients In Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (January 31, 2023) – Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics is pleased to announce that Dr. Lynn Nelson, Spine Surgeon, will begin seeing patients in its Iowa Weight Loss Specialists Des Moines location.   
Dr. Nelson is an Iowa native who joined Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics in 2020.  He was previously with DMOS Orthopedic Centers after completing his fellowship training at Kansas University Medical Center in the treatment of spinal injuries and disorders.  Over the past 28 years, Dr. Nelson has built an extensive practice in Central Iowa for the treatment of cervical (neck) and lumbar (lower back) injuries and conditions which include disk herniations, vertebral misalignments, spinal trauma, myelopathy and radiculopathy. 

Outside of his professional interests, Dr. Nelson leads a very active lifestyle, enjoying waterskiing, hunting, snow skiing, and biking with his family. He also enjoys farming on a local family farm.

When asked about his medical philosophy, Dr. Nelson said, “Always try to do the right thing for each patient as he/she is someone’s daughter/son/husband/wife.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nelson in Des Moines, please call 515-955-6767.  You may also visit for more information about Dr. Nelson's expertise and all of Iowa Specialty Hospital’s orthopedic procedures and programs.

Iowa Specialty Hospital’s Iowa Weight Loss Specialists clinic is located at 5901 Thornton Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50321.

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