Dr. Scott Nielsen, originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, specializes in musculoskeletal radiology. His journey began at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, where he earned his medical degree.
He then embarked on a general surgery internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Transitioning to Rochester, MN, he pursued a diagnostic radiology residency at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, later continuing his focus with a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship.
His passion lies in contributing to patient care as part of a dedicated team, relishing the challenges that come with problem-solving to assist others. He underscores that every patient interaction offers a chance to apply his expertise while also advancing his ongoing learning process.
Reflecting on valuable advice, Dr. Nielsen advocates for self-care, likening it to securing your own oxygen mask before aiding others in need.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Nielsen enjoys spending time in the outdoors. Surprisingly, had he not chosen the healthcare route, he pictures himself as an engineer, showcasing his fondness for problem-solving and technical endeavors.
Approach every patient like they are my mom.