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Dr. David Nielsen

Dr Nielsen obtained his medical degree at Griffith university in 2008.  In 2019, he completed orthopaedic surgical training in Queensland.  In 2020 he underwent a PFET-recognised subspeciality spine fellowship with high volume exposure to anterior and posterior spine surgery, including fusion, decompressive surgery, and total disc replacement.  He is a Staff Specialist with Metro South Health at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Redlands Hospital.

Dr Nielsen has been actively involved with spine research since 2003, and has a passion for continuing to investigate, validate, and improve spine surgery and care.

Speciality Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
Qualifications and Affiliations
  • BBiomedSc
  • MBBS
  • Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Othopaedic Association
  • SSA
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
  • AMA
  • Metro South Health
Areas of interest
  • Assessment and management of adult Spine Condtions
  • Neck, arm, back and leg pain
  • Disc herniations
  • Spine Trauma
  • Degenerative spine conditions, including disc disease, facet arthropathy, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Myelopathy
  • Spine Tumor
Phone 07 3184 2420
Consulting days Mondays