Orthopedic Shoulder Care

From rotator cuff repair to complete shoulder replacements, the shoulder experts at OSSO can return you to the activities you love.

Orthopedic Elbow Care

OSSO’s team of orthopedic experts can diagnose and repair your elbow disorder using the latest techniques and rehabilitation therapies.

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a professional athlete or just an active senior, OSSO is your complete source for orthopedic care and sports medicine.

Orthopedic Hip Care

A painful hip can bring your life to a standstill--causing you to miss out on special moments. Let the orthopedic-hip experts at OSSO get you back to life.

Orthopedic Knee Care

Whether it’s a workplace injury, sports ininjury or just the result of a busy lifestyle, OSSO is here to bring you relief.

Ryan L. Nelson, D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Medical School

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences


Oklahoma State University, Bone & Joint Hospital at St. Anthony, Oklahoma City - Orthopedic Surgery


St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City


American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute, Columbus,GA

Board Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Ryan L. Nelson, D.O. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon that practices general orthopedics. He is one of the only surgeons in Oklahoma to have received fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Association.  Dr. Nelson can perform complex procedures including total shoulder replacements, reverse total shoulder replacements, rotator cuff and labral repairs and elbow joint replacements.  A native Oklahoman, Dr. Nelson provides complete care for sports medicine injuries, hip and knee injuries, degenerative arthritis and workplace accidents. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Complete Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Care

Shoulder & Elbow

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labral Repair and Instability
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Computer-guided Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Revisions
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Biceps Tendon / SLAP Repair
  • Throwing and Pitching Injuries
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Golfers and Tennis Elbow
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel and Cubital Tunnel Release


  • Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Replacements

Trauma & Fractures

  • Shoulder/Clavicle Fractures
  • Elbow Fractures and Dislocations
  • Wrist/Hand Fractures
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Knee/Leg Fractures
  • Hip Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures & Sports Medicine

Dr. Nelson accepts most major insurance plans and workers’ compensation.

For appointments call 405.330.8847

Fax 405.330.8849



OSSO Edmond

1616 S. Kelly  Edmond, OK 73013

OSSO South

10001 S. Western  Oklahoma City, OK 73139

OSSO Newcastle

300 NW 32nd Street  Newcastle, OK 73065

For appointments call 405.330.8847

Fax 405.330.8849



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