Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Charles L. Nelson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief Adult Reconstruction Section, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Diversity Officer, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Hospital of the University of PA
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
1 Cupp Pavilion
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8862
Fax: 215-349-5128
Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988.
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993.
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery Research, University of Pennsylvania, 1993-1994.
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1994-1997.
Fellow in Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 1997-1998.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 7/13/2000 - 12/31/2010, 2000.
Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (January 2011 - December 2020), 2011.
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Selected Publications

Nelson C.: Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur Following Hip Arthroplasty. American Journal of Orthopedics 31: 221-223, April 2002.

Nelson C.: Cemented Femoral Revision, Technique and Outcome. American Journal of Orthopedics 31: 187-189, 2002.

Konkle B., Nelson C., Forsyth A. and Hume E.: Approaches to Successful Total Knee Arthroplasty in Hemophilia A Patients with Inhibitors. Accepted Hematology 8(5): 706-10, September 2002.

Lonner J., Lotke P., Kim J., and Nelson C.: Impaction Grafting and Wire Mesh for Large Uncontained Defects in Revision TKA. Accepted Clin. Orthop. 2002.

Nelson C.: Cemented Cup Revision. American Journal of Orthopedics 31, 2002.

Lonner J., Battish R., Nelson C., Lotke P.: Efficacy of Mail Surveys for Follow-Up of Total Knee Patients. Journal of Arthoplasty Page: 267, February 2001 Notes: Abstracts from AAHKS 10th Annual Meeting.

Nelson C.: Management of Severe Acetabular Bone Loss During Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Role of Acetabular Reconstruction Cages. Seminars in Arthroplasty, Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty 12(1): 90-69, 2001.

Nelson C.: Primary and Delayed Exchange for Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty. American Journal of Knee Surg. 14(1): 60-64, 2001.

Nelson C., Windsor R.: Patella Fractures in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Complications, Pitfalls, and Salvage in Knee Surgery. Malek M. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, NY, NY, Page: 413-419, 2001.

Nelson C., Fitzgerald R.: Correction of Arthritic Deformities of the Hip. Arthritis and Allied Conditions. Koopman W. (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1044-1060, 2001.

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