Nels W. Thorderson, M.D.

nels thorderson, md.


BS: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 1988-1989, 1991-1993
MD: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 1994-1998

Specialized Surgeries

  • Ankle replacements
  • sports injuries relating to the foot and ankle


Baylor / UT Southwestern Foot and Ankle Fellowship, 2003-2004


Henry Ford Health Systems Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, 1998-2003

Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine 1994-1998

Dr. Thorderson’s Care Team

Tupelo (Main Location)
499 Gloster Creek Village, Suite G1
Tupelo, MS 38801

Phone : 662-377-2663

Fellowship-Trained Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Nels Thorderson specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle problems. He is a board-certified, fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in surgical and medical treatment of injuries, diseases and many other conditions of the foot and ankle. He also offers knowledge and help in fracture care.

He has been married to his wife Gina for over 30 years and has 2 fantastic daughters (Maren and Mya). Dr. Thorderson was raised in a family with 4 brothers and 1 sister in a suburb just outside of Detroit, MI. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and loves sports – playing sports, watching sports, talking about sports.

Care Team


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