Dr. Nelson W. Lum, MD

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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 62

3801 50th St
Lubbock, TX 79413
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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Lum's Offices

Southwest Diagnostic Clinic LLP
Southwest Diagnostic Clinic LLP
3801 50th St
Lubbock, TX 79413
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Dr. Lum's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
Covenant Medical Center - Lakeside
4000 24th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Lum accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Southwest Diagnostic Clinic LLP
    3801 50th St
    Lubbock, TX 79413
    (806) 370-5909
    Contact Information
    (806) 771-5560 (Office)
    (806) 771-5522 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Lum's Experience

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
    1
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    • Insulin Pump Therapy
    2
    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Cushing's Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Coma
    • Diabetes Ketones
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Growth Hormone Deficiency
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Proteinuria
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    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Cyst
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroid Nodule
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Lum

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    University Hawaii Integ Med Res Program
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    University Hawaii Integ Med Res Program
    Complete in 1981

    Fellowship Hospital

    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Complete in 1983

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Hawaii
    Graduated in 1974
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lum & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Lum's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street

    • Covenant Medical Center - Lakeside

    • Lubbock Heart Hospital

    Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lum

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lum to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lum
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    below
    national average

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