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Kurt J. Nilsson, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Conditions & Treatments

  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Concussion Care
  • Hip/Pelvis Arthritis
  • Hip/Pelvis Bursitis
  • Hip/Pelvis Pain
  • Knee Fractures
  • Meniscal And Ligament Injuries
  • Non-Operative Sports Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Back Injury
  • Sports Hip Injury

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      2619 W. Fairview Ave. Suites 1103 and 2103 Boise, ID 83702
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 706-2663
      (208) 489-4300

About Kurt J. Nilsson


Kurt J. Nilsson, MD is fellowship-trained in sports medicine and specializes in non-operative management of acute and chronic shoulder, hip, knee, elbow and ankle injuries and concussions in active children and adults. He has special training in the use of ultrasound for diagnostic and interventional purposes and uses it extensively in his clinic for minimally invasive procedures, such as calcific tendinitis treatment and targeted injections. 

Dr. Nilsson is a team physician for the College of Idaho, the US Ski Team, and US Soccer Federation; and has served as a concussion consultant for USA Cycling. He has also served as the medical director of the St. Luke’s Concussion Clinic since it inception in 2011 and is medical director for St. Luke’s Applied Research.

Dr. Nilsson earned his bachelor's degree at California Lutheran University and a master's degree in exercise science from Boise State University, in addition to his medical training. 

  • Medical School

    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Residency

    St. Mary''s Hospital Grand Junction
  • Fellowship

    Intermountain Orthopaedics
  • Board Certification

    Family Medicine
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


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