Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Female • Age 63

Las Vegas Neurosurgery & SpineCare, LLC
10005 S Eastern Ave Ste 408
Henderson, NV 89052
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Dr. Nelson's Offices

Las Vegas Neurosurgery & SpineCare, LLC
Las Vegas Neurosurgery & SpineCare, LLC
10005 S Eastern Ave Ste 408
Henderson, NV 89052
Las Vegas Neurosurgery & Spine Care
St. Rose San Martin
8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220
Las Vegas, NV 89113
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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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Dr. Nelson's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Nelson Performs

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Hospital Quality

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Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – Siena Campus
3001 Saint Rose Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – Rose de Lima Campus
102 E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89015

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Nelson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Las Vegas Neurosurgery & SpineCare, LLC
    10005 S Eastern Ave Ste 408
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 529-3479
    Contact Information
    (702) 737-7070 (Office)
    (702) 737-1778 (Fax)
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    Las Vegas Neurosurgery & Spine Care
    St. Rose San Martin
    8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220
    Las Vegas, NV 89113
    (702) 529-3479
    Contact Information
    (702) 737-7753 (Office)
    (702) 407-7066 (Fax)
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    Las Vegas Neurosurgery Spine
    8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220
    Las Vegas, NV 89113
    (702) 529-3479
    Contact Information
    (702) 737-7753 (Office)
    (702) 407-7066 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Nelson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Nelson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Nevada.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Hartford Hospital
    Complete in 1992
    University California Irvine Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nelson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Nelson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – Siena Campus

    • Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – Rose de Lima Campus

    • Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican – San Martin Campus

    • Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nelson

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends

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    Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.5 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Nelson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    1 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    1 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    1 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    1 out of 5

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