Dr. Rick F. Nelson, MD

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Specializes in Neurotology • Male • Age 38

355 W 16th St Ste 3200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Nelson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Nelson Performs

  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
1701 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Riley Hospital For Children Indiana University Health
705 Riley Hospital Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH METHODIST
INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH METHODIST
355 W 16th St Ste 3200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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    Dr. Nelson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurotology
    • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
    • Otology

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Cochlear Implant Insertion
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Stapedectomy
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Otosclerosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Nelson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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

    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Graduated in 2007

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Complete in 2012

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Complete in 2014
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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

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    • Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital

    • Riley Hospital For Children Indiana University Health

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    INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH METHODIST
    355 W 16th St Ste 3200
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    (317) 963-7089 (Office)
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    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Nelson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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