Wayne Nelson


Partner | Founder

Dr. Wayne Nelson is a founding physician of LifeFlow Partners and is Board Certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He brought high quality, advanced and accessible vascular care to central Oregon as the region’s first fellowship trained, board certified vascular surgeon and co-founder of Oregon Vascular Specialists.
He also serves as Chief of Vascular Surgery and Chair of Surgery at St. Charles Hospital. His BA is from Brigham Young University (Magna Cum Laude), his MD from Mayo Medical School, and his residency and fellowship were at UT-Southwestern, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Nelson also enjoys spending time with his wife of over 20 years and their 4 boys in outdoor activities, and racing.