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Clayton W. Nuelle, M.D.

Sports Medicine; Joint Replacement

 
 

Dr. Nuelle is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and treats patients aged 3 years and up for all orthopaedic conditions with the exception of the spine.

Dr. Nuelle has a special interest in sports-related injuries, joint cartilage restoration, ligament reconstruction and complex knee surgery, total joint replacement (knee, hip, and shoulder), partial knee replacement, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures, and fracture and trauma care. He has appointments available at our New Braunfels, Medical Center, Quarry Area, and Brooks City Base locations.

Dr. Nuelle is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society. He then moved to Chicago, where he earned his medical doctorate and graduated with honors from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Missouri and was fortunate to receive many awards, including the Allen Menard leadership award, the Barry J. Gainor resident award in education, and the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute outstanding Orthopaedic resident award.

During his residency, Dr. Nuelle gained the skills necessary to treat a vast array of orthopaedic injuries and patients of any age, but he discovered a special interest in treating athletic injuries. He completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Missouri, where he furthered his knowledge of arthroscopic surgical techniques for the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle as well as partial knee replacements. He also served as a team physician for University of Missouri Athletics.

Dr. Nuelle is very active in research and is an author or co-author of numerous peer reviewed publications, journal articles, and textbook chapters. His current research focuses on improving joint cartilage restoration and knee ligament reconstruction techniques. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Bexar County Medical Society (BCMS), and the Texas Medical Association (TMA).

Dr. Nuelle and his wife, Julia, have been blessed with one son. Outside of the hospital, he is an avid sports fan and he and his family enjoy traveling and spending time with their family and friends.

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Featured Video:

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Shoulder, Hip, Knee, Elbow, Ankle)
  • Total Joint Replacement (Shoulder, Hip, Knee)
  • Partial Knee Replacement (Unicompartmental and Patellofemoral)
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports-Related Injuries
  • Complex Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Fracture and Trauma Care

Sports Medicine

Knee Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy

Ankle Arthroscopy

Elbow Arthroscopy

Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Osteotomies

Meniscal Surgery

Meniscal Transplant

Articular Cartilage Restoration

Joint Preservation

Joint Restoration

Throwing Shoulder

Shoulder Instability

Rotator Cuff Repair

Unicompartmental/Partial Knee Replacement

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty

Total Shoulder Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

Adolescent Sports Injuries

Fractures

Trauma Care

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OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • Quarry Area
    The Orthopaedic Institute
    400 Concord Plaza Dr.
    San Antonio, TX 78216
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  • Medical Center
    Christus Santa Rosa NW, Tower I
    2829 Babcock Rd., #700
    San Antonio, TX 78229
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  • New Braunfels
    Resolute Retail Plaza
    601 Creekside Crossing #106
    New Braunfels, TX 78130
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  • Brooks City Base
    Mission Trail Medical Plaza
    3327 Research Plaza, #404
    San Antonio, TX 78235
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SUPPORT STAFF

Clinical Coordinator
Alyssa A: 210.804.5995

Scheduling
Phone: 210.281.9595
Fax: 210.582.2670

Referrals and Authorizations
Phone: 210.804.5600
Fax: 210.804.5601

Billing Specialist
Phone: 210.804.6800
Fax: 210.804.6801