Dr. Alan Nelson, MD

Dr. Alan Nelson, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Alan Nelson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bridgeport, CT and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

4641 Main St Ste 1

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Contact Information

(203) 374-4966

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nelson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Nelson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

69  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Kings Co Hospital SUNY Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Kings Co Hospital SUNY Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Yale University Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Nelson is the best of the best! The office staff and nurses are THE WORST! They are rude and spiteful. After 30 years, because of them i will never go back.
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This man is phenomenal! He really listens and is determined to get to the root of your problems. Does not make himself into a god, and will direct you to others who can help in your quest for good health. I hope he is around a good long time as I truly trust him with me life. His compassion is only...more
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I had a chest pain that continued for over 3 years . . . a stabbing pain, but totally unpredictable. My PCP couldn't figure it out, and sent me to a surgeon. She concluded it was not gall bladder problems, and referred me to my gastroenterologist. He was extensive in questioning and examining me,...more
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