"Board Certified, Fellowship Trained"

Jon K. Nisbet, M.D.
Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Nisbet has been in practice for more than 20 years in Tucson as a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty board certification in Sports Medicine. He specializes in knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, and the management of the injured athlete. His training includes an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis, a medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and orthopedic residency at the University of California at San Francisco.

Dr. Nisbet also served as the Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Arizona Section of Orthopedic Surgery and completed fellowship training in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Nisbet is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the University of Arizona Department of Orthopedic Surgery and has been active in the education of medical students, orthopedic residents and sports medicine fellows at the University. He currently serves as team orthopedic surgery consultant for Sabino High School, and for the University of Arizona Department of Athletics and Campus Health. He has also been orthopedic coverage for many community sports events such as the Fiesta de los Vacqueros, the Fort Lowell Shootout, and for the Tucson Sidewinders AAA franchise.

Dr. Nisbet is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Tucson Orthopaedic Society and the Arizona Orthopaedic Society.

Undergraduate College: 1975-1979
University of California - Davis
B.A. - Chemistry
Medical Education: 1979-1983
University of California - Los Angeles
School of Medicine
Internship and PGY2: July 1983 - June 1985
University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals General Surgery
Orthopaedic Research Associate: July 1985 – June 1986
Department of Surgery
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Orthopaedic Residency: July 1986 - June 1990
University of California - San Francisco
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: August 1990 - July 1991
Salt Lake Knee and Sports Medicine
Co-Directors: Lonnie E. Paulos, M.D. and Thomas D. Rosenberg, M.D.

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