Dr. Andrew Nelson, MD

Dr. Andrew Nelson, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Andrew Nelson, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Ocean, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1995 and specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

1200 Eagle Ave

Ocean, NJ 07712

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Dr. Nelson's Experience

Dr. Nelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Andrew L. Nelson is a fellowship-trained Sports Medicine physician and a board certified Internal Medicine physician who specializes in non-surgical orthopedics, concussion management, sports performance and training / exercise reviews. He is also certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He treats a range of conditions including joint pain, strains and sprains, osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal injuries, and fractures. He also has experience in workman's compensation. Dr. Nelson has been involved with numerous high schools over the years; currently in the Plumsted and Manchester school districts. He has covered division 1 sports at Rutgers University after his fellowship with Toledo University. During his medical training, Dr. Nelson played college baseball and then rugby for 8 years. He currently enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. Dr. Nelson has been treating sports injuries in the Toms River and Freehold area for several years. He has also treated patients of all ages and his patience and calm manner will put you at ease the moment you meet him."
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1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

4  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Univ Hosp-UMDNJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Univ Hosp-UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very friendly took the time to listen and to give excellent advice . Made me feel very understanding of my medical problem.
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I made an appointment to be seen for TWO problems: shoulder & knee. Receptionist confirmed but Doctor Nelson would ONLY examine me for ONE problem. I was told to make a SECOND appointment for my knee by Doctor Nelson. Co-pays & coinsurance add up! Secondly, Doctor Nelson has two offices: one that...more
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