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With OrthoNebraska since 2011, Dr. Arnold’s practice encompasses all sports-related injuries, with a focus on the knee. Dr. Arnold trained under Dr. Scott D. Gillogly, a pioneer in the treatment of articular cartilage disorders. During this training, Dr. Arnold served as an Assistant Team Physician for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL and Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL. He has ongoing research interest in the treatment of difficult cartilage disorders and has co-authored research and presented at international meetings. Dr. Arnold has experience with complex knee surgeries, to include multi-ligament repair, cartilage repair, autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral autografts and allografts. He is an official team physician of Omaha Athletics.

Hometown: Omaha, NE


ACL Injuries, Knee Arthritis, Knee Ligament Injuries, Meniscus Tears, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Patellar Dislocation, Runner’s Knee (PFS), and less common conditions


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Ages treated: 8+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Jeremy Vanicek

Jeremy and Dr. Arnold work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive knee care. With more than 10 years of experience together, Jeremy often sees Dr. Arnold's patients and they collaborate on their progress.


19 Years in Practice




  • Atlanta Sports Medicine | Sports Medicine & Cartilage Reconstruction Fellowship, 2011
  • University of Nebraska / Creighton University | Orthopaedic Residency, 2010
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 2005
  • Vanderbilt University | BS, 2001 (Neuroscience)

Memberships & Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2020 to present)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Cartilage Repair Society
  • Metro Omaha Medical Society
  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Society

Patient Reviews

4.9 out of 5 (752 Ratings, 208 Comments)

5 stars
Jan 19, 2024
I received excellent care from Dr. Arnold and his team.
5 stars
Jan 19, 2024
They said they would follow up and call me the same day for an MRI and I have not received that call, it's been four days.
5 stars
Jan 16, 2024
I appreciate Dr. Arnold's good descriptions and options for care. I also appreciate his listening and attentiveness. Thank you.
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