Nicholas Antell, MD


Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Antell specializes in treating acute musculoskeletal injuries and also works closely with Copley Hospital’s emergency physicians. A graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Dr. Antell completed his fellowship at the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute of the University of California and San Francisco General Hospital. He completed his residency at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota.
He enjoys spending time with his family and a variety of outdoor sports, most notably hunting, boating, hiking, exercise and sports

SPECIALTY: Orthopedic Traumatology

+ Affiliations(Click to expand)

2013-current Orthopaedic Trauma Association Candidate member
2010-current American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Resident member
2010-current Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
2016-currrent Vermont Orthopaedic Society

+ Education & Clinical Experience

Undergraduate, University of Vermont, B.A. Major: Biology
Graduate School, Drexel University College of Medicine, M.S. Master of Medical Science
Medical Degree, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
Residency, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Traumatology, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital

Certification: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

State Licensure: Vermont, California, California DPH Fluoroscopy X-ray Supervisor and Operator


2016- present Orthopedic Surgeon, Mansfield Orthopaedics at Copley Hospital

2015-2016 Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, San Francisco General Hospital

2015-2016 Clinical Instructor, UCSF/OTI, San Francisco General Hospital

4/2016 Table Instructor, Open Trauma Wound Management,
International San Francisco Orthopaedic Trauma course

9/2015 Table Instructor, Salvage and Complex Wound Management Symposium
Institute for global Orthopaedic Trauma (IGOT), Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
San Francisco, CA

+ Publications

Acetabular Fractures in the Elderly. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Accepted with revisions.

Acetabular Fractures in the Elderly. Presented: University of Minnesota Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, December 2013.

Clinical, Laboratory, and Radiologic Diagnosis of Pulmonary Emboli. Presented: Veterans Affairs medical Center Ground Rounds, April 2013.

Should the Cost of Implants be a Consideration in the Surgeon’s Choice for Their Patient? Presented: Veterans Affairs Medical Center Grand Rounds, November 2012.

Perioperative Medical Comanagement of the Orthopaedic Patient. Presented: Regions Hospital Grand Rounds, March 2012

Mapping of Geriatric Acetabular Fractures, UCSF/Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, San Francisco General Hospital. In Data Collection

Identifying Radiologic Landmarks to Assess Adequate Reduction of Talar Neck Fractures, University of Minnesota Medical School, Hennepin County Medical Center. Submitting for Publication