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Specializes in Critical Care Medicine • Male • Age 63

2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
Saint Christopher Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY 41101

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER
KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER
2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
Kings Daughters Medical Specs
Kings Daughters Medical Specs
2201 Lexington Ave Ste G10
Ashland, KY 41101
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    Dr. Nelson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Ventilation Management
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Asbestosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • Bronchospasm
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Abscess
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
    • Pneumonia
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Incompetence
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tuberculosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Nelson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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 Wisconsin / Madison
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    University Tex Med Branch
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Med Branch
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex Med Branch
    Complete in 1984
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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 the 2 hospitals where Dr. Nelson has admitting privileges:

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    • Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

    • King's Daughters Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nelson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
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    3 out of 5

    Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nelson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

    7 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER
    2201 Lexington Ave
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 408-4000 (Office)
    (606) 327-7096 (Fax)
    B
    Kings Daughters Medical Specs
    2201 Lexington Ave Ste G10
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 408-0926 (Office)
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