Nelson Hager, MD

Nelson Hager, MS, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic physician specializing in the prevention and treatment of sports and exercise-related musculoskeletal injuries. He has particular interest in the aging athlete, and the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose and treat sports injuries.

Dr. Hager was drawn to medicine through his early Army experience, where he witnessed the toll of the physical and emotional demands placed on active duty soldiers. He chose to pursue a career where he could make a difference in their lives. Whether his patients are weekend warriors or nationally competitive athletes, Dr. Hager is passionate about helping them maintain a high level of fitness and assists them to develop strategies to help them stay active throughout their lives.

Specialties:Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Gender:Male
Medical School:Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Residencies:Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC


 

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