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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male

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    1 Sanction

    • Inappropriate personal relationship with patient(s)  (4/4/2006)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr J. Kent Nelson; License # 154843-1205

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician engaged in an intimate and a sexual relationship with a patient whom the Physician was treating for physical and mental illnesses.

      Action Taken:

      The Physician has Surrendered his medical and controlled substance licenses and has agreed never to reapply for licensure in the State of Utah.

    • State: Utah

    0 Board Actions

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

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1966

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nelson & Staff

    • English
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