OHS Grad Joins Pella Regional as New Surgeon


PELLA — Officials with Pella Regional Health Center announced board certified orthopedic surgeon Nathan Nicholson, MD, FAAOS has joined the medical staff beginning Jan. 2, 2024.

Dr. Nicholson has more than six years of experience, specializing in orthopedic surgery, including hip, knee and shoulder replacements, fracture care, sports injuries, joint injections and more.

“My passion is to improve the quality of life for my patients by treating their musculoskeletal pathologies through both nonsurgical and surgical interventions in the field of Orthopedic Surgery,” said Dr. Nicholson. “I believe in patient centered care and going above and beyond for my patients to get them the care that they need.”

An Iowa native, Dr. Nicholson graduated from Ottumwa High School and went on to attend the University of Iowa where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Integrative Physiology. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Nicholson and his wife, Amy, have four children. Outside of work, Dr. Nicholson enjoys spending time with family, attending his children’s activities and outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting and fishing.

He will practice in the Pella Regional Medical Clinic, First Floor located at 405 Monroe St., Pella. To schedule a consultation call 641.621.2376.

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