Aspirus Iron River welcomes General Surgeon Amy Nielsen, DO

Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics proudly welcomes board – certified General Surgeon Amy Nielsen, DO, to its excellent surgical services team. Dr. Nielsen joins Dr. Medhat Fanous in delivering a higher level of comprehensive surgical care for patients in the Iron County area. Dr. Nielsen is now seeing patients in Iron River and Crystal Falls.

Dr. Nielsen specializes in all aspects of general surgery, from treating critical illnesses to advising patients on outpatient surgical options. Her special interests include hernia repair, endoscopies, breast surgery, bowel surgery and soft tissue repair. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., and completed her Medical Degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, IL.

Prior to joining Aspirus Health, Dr. Nielsen was a general surgeon at OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group in Escanaba, Mich., and CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson Medical Center in Dickinson, North Dakota.

For Dr. Nielsen, General Surgery provides a unique opportunity to work together with her patients to treat and prevent disease. “It is my goal to help patients understand the decisions we are making, working together for the best possible outcome,” Dr. Nielsen said.

Dr. Nielsen is originally from Grand Rapids, Mich. Her interests outside of work include her dog, Ari, spending time with family, reading and running.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 906-265-0499.