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  • Minimally invasive spine surgery

  • Complex spine surgery for sagittal balance


A true local, Ms. Nelson was born and raised in Durango. She’s a passionate skier who also enjoys traveling, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.

Jamie Nelson, PA-C


Ms. Nelson’s professional focus is in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex spine surgery for sagittal balance.


  • Colorado State University — Undergraduate Degree

  • Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona — Masters of Physician Assistant Studies

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) certified

  • Licensed in Colorado and New Mexico

Professional service

  • Spine Colorado physician assistant since 2016

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants member

  • Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants member

  • North American Spine Society member


Here is what our patients have to say:

Jamie is always a pleasure. While remaining professional, she is great at active listening and making you feel as if you’re a longtime friend.

Jamie was very knowledgeable, professional and pleasant. She made me feel that l was her primary concern and that l fully agreed with the plan of action that she proposed.

Jamie Nelson, PA was extremely helpful in explaining what was going on with my spine so that me any my wife could understand and also in explaining the plan for treatment.

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