Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD

Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

111 Doctors Dr

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 797-7100

Insurance Accepted

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

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Torticollis
high
more than 80% of peers
Spine Deformities
normal
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson Jr

3.9

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
69.56521739130434%
(16)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.08695652173913%
(6)

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Dr Nelson saved my life when he repaired the 4 broken vertebrae in my neck. Dr Nelson is very personable and listens when you talk to him. I highly recommend him.
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Edward Zielinski in Grennville, SC – Dec 19, 2017
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I'VE EXPERIENCED YEAR'S OF PAIN WITH AND WITHOUT SURGICAL HELP BUT WHEN BEING TOLD NOTHING ELSE BUT REMAINING IN PAIN MANAGEMENT GOING ON TEN YEAR'S I COULDN'T FIND ANYONE ELSE TO HELP ME OR EVEN ATTEMPT TO VALIDATE MY PAIN WAS REAL AND TREATMENT OTHER THANDRUGS WAS AVAILABLE ACCESSIBLE AND MOST OF...Read More
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KAREN HEATH in Conestee, SC – Jun 17, 2016
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