Dr. Karen C. Nelson, DO

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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 39

90 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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Dr. Nelson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Nelson Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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Conditions Dr. Nelson Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Holzer Medical Center
100 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nelson

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Holzer Health Systems
Holzer Health Systems
90 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631
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    Dr. Nelson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    2
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    Background Check for Dr. Nelson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med
    Graduated in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nelson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nelson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Holzer Medical Center where Dr. Nelson has admitting privileges:

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    • Holzer Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nelson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends

    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nelson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Holzer Health Systems
    90 Jackson Pike
    Gallipolis, OH 45631
    (740) 446-5000 (Office)
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