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Joseph M. Nessler, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery, Board Eligible Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Area of Focus in Joint Replacement

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Areas of Focus

Hip Care
Knee Care
Sports Medicine
Trauma Care

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Practice Overview

Joseph M. Nessler, MD, is a fellowship-trained adult reconstruction surgeon. He manages all general orthopedic conditions with an emphasis on primary and revision hip and knee replacements. His special surgical interests include robotic hip and knee replacement surgery, including minimally invasive surgery techniques such as direct anterior total hip replacement. He also has interest in complex hip and knee revision surgery and periprosthetic fractures (fractures around hip and knee replacements). Dr. Nessler participates in the TCO EXCEL Surgery and Recovery Program.

Prior to joining TCO, Dr. Nessler completed his fellowship at the University of Louisville and his residency at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs — hiking, camping, and enjoying the outdoors.

Dr. Nessler is community-minded and welcomes people of all backgrounds into his practice. His goals as a provider are building trust with patients and providing quality care.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care

Hand Care

Hip Care, including total hip replacement, revision hip replacement, anterior approach hip replacement

Knee Care, including partial and total knee replacement, revision knee replacement

Shoulder Care, including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, total shoulder replacement

Sports Medicine, arthroscopic knee surgery, meniscal repair, arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Trauma/Fracture Care

Wrist Care


Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Lakeview Hospital
High Pointe Surgery Center
Woodwinds Hospital

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Achievements & Awards

Magna Cum Laude, Undergraduate Honor
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


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