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About Me

An accomplished cardiologist and electrical engineer, Dr. Thomas Dalsgaard Nielsen is the founder and CEO of base2 Medical, LLC. Leveraging his clinical background in cardiovascular disease and more 20 years of experience in biomedical engineering, Dr. Nielsen works to create and streamline software for specialty medical applications. His past projects include CardioLab, CardioCath, and CardioMap (since acquired by GE).

In addition to managing his own company, Dr. Nielsen continues to practice cardiology with Dekalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne, Alabama. He previously practiced with Southview Cardiovascular Associates as the device clinic director.

Dr. Thomas Dalsgaard Nielsen obtained his MD from the UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed further training in internal medicine and cardiology at Duke University and the University of Alabama, respectively. Previously, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech. In addition to his professional experience, he has published a significant body of research in medical publications including the American Journal of Cardiology and CHEST Journal.


Physician, cardiology fellow

University of Alabama at Birmingham
2004 to 2009

Physician, internal medicine resident

Duke University Hospital
2001 to 2004


Dekalb Regional Medical Center
Since 2013



Georgia Institute of Technology
1992 to 1993


Georgia Institute of Technology
1988 to 1992


University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
1997 to 2001