John A. Nilsen, M.D., Emeritus
One of Edina’s founding members. Dr. Nilsen retired as a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist June 1, 2010.
Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Minnesota Medical Association
Hennepin County Medical Association
Dr. Nilsen received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, after completing undergraduate studies at St. Olaf college. He completed his internship at Anker Hospital, St. Paul, MN. and his residency at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Nilsen served as Chief of Staff at Fairview Southdale Hospital and has been active in the Fairview Foundation. Dr. John Nilsen has also been selected as one of the premier specialists in the Twin Cities area on multiple occasions.
Dr. Nilsen is board-certified and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.