About Dr Thomas Dalsgaard Nielsen

After graduating with distinction from the undergraduate and graduate electrical engineering programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Thomas Dalsgaard Nielsen joined Prucka Engineering as a lead software engineer. During his four-year tenure at Prucka, Mr. Nielsen accumulated extensive experience in designing cardiac and catheterization software and working directly with physicians to improve user interface.

Developing an interest in medicine, Dr. Nielsen went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2001. He later completed his residency in internal medicine at Duke University, as well as a cardiology fellowship at the University of Alabama, developing a special interest in pacemaker and ICD implants.

Dr. Thomas Dalsgaard Nielsen continues to call Birmingham, Alabama, his home, and has been with American Family Care as a board-certified cardiologist since 2013. In addition to his medical research activities, he lends his patronage to the American Heart Association and the Symphony Volunteer Council of the Alabama Symphonic Association.

Work experience

Work experience
Mar 2013 - Present

American Family Care



Jul 1997 - Jun 2001


University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
Jun 1992 - Jun 1993


Georgia Institute of Technology
Sep 1988 - Jun 1992


Georgia Institute of Technology