Douglas G. Nuelle, MD, FACS, an Orthopaedic Surgeon with Blue Ridge Orthopaedics

Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Douglas G. Nuelle, who serves patients in Blairsville, Georgia.

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New York City, Oct 22, 2019 ( – With more than four decades of experience in the field of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Nuelle specializes in general orthopaedics and total knee replacement. He can be found on staff at Blue Ridge Orthopaedics, inside Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia. Union General Hospital opened as a small outpatient clinic in 1959 but since then has evolved into one of the most modern, state-of-the-art hospitals in Georgia.

Prior to his current endeavors, Dr. Nuelle ran a successful 20-year practice through his previous practice, Charlotte Orthopaedic Clinic, in Port Charlotte, Florida. His career includes being the first in the world to perform arthroscopic surgery of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). He also holds patents on devices relating to TMJ treatment and has developed another device to assist surgeons in quantifying the soft tissue tension during total knee arthroplasty.

Dr. Nuelle has been involved in regenerative medicine for over 20 years. He has lectured around the country on his experience in the use of platelet-rich plasma and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis. He also is a pioneer in the development of Lacrimer   (Autologous PRP Eye Drops), in conjunction with national ophthalmologists for the treatment of corneal surface disorders.

In regards to his educational background, Dr. Nuelle earned his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri in 1973. He then went on to complete his surgical internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, followed by his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Willis C. Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Additionally, Dr. Nuelle served in the United States Navy on a submarine tender in Guam from 1974 to 1976. In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons. 

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Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. 

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