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Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Nelson Jr

Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(864) 797-7100

Dr. Nelson Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Dr. Nelson Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson Jr treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Nelson Jr treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Low Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Nelson Jr treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson Jr treats Hydrocephalus more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Nelson Jr treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Nelson Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alfred Nelson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
Med College Va
Residency Hospital
1980
Med College Va
Internship Hospital
1979
Emory University
Medical School
1985
1980
1979

Awards

Dr. Nelson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson Jr

3.9

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
69.56521739130434%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
26.08695652173913%
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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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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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