Dr. Alex Nelson, MD

Dr. Alex Nelson, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alex Nelson, MD is a neurology specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurology and pain medicine.Read his story

Interventional Spine and Pain Management

5801 S Fashion Blvd Ste 180

Murray, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 93% 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.

Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Alex Jonathan Nelson was born and raised in northern Utah. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah, he attended The Ohio State University College of Medicine".In addition to his medical doctorate, he also completed the requirements for a Master of Health Administration in the OSU College of Public Health after receiving a university graduate fellowship.He received multiple honors during his medical studies, including a Dean's Scholarship, Dean's Leadership Scholarship, the Samuel J. Roessler Memorial research scholarship, and the Department of Neurology outstanding performance award.During Dr. Nelson's clinical rotations, he became fascinated with the function and pathology of the nervous system, which drove his decision to pursue a residency in Neurology. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Nelson did a preliminary medicine intern year at the University of Utah before moving to Minnesota for his Neurology residency at one of the most distinguished and respected programs in the world, Mayo Clinic. While learning the complexities of the diagnosis and management of disorders of the nervous system, Dr. Nelson became particularly interested in the painful manifestations of neurologic dysfunction, and turned this desire into a pursuance of a subspecialty in Pain Medicine.He went on to do fellowship training in Pain Medicine at one of the American Pain Society's clinic centers of excellence, the University of California - Davis Pain Center. In fellowship, Dr. Nelson was instructed in a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of chronic pain conditions. He became skilled in the full spectrum of interventional techniques, including fluoroscopically-guided procedures, ultrasound-guided procedures, and advanced techniques of spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation.Dr. Nelson is board certified in Neurology and Pain Management. He will be seeing patients with any type of chronic pain, but has particular clinical interest in the treatment of headaches and neuropathic pain conditions.""
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2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nelson does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I've been seen Dr. Nelson for a few months for several pain issues I have. He is very professional and takes his time with each vist I have with him. I have really enjoyed going to him and working with him and his staff on my pain management.
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