Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD

Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD is a dermatologist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

7737 Southwest Fwy Ste 930

Houston, TX 77074

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 90% of peers

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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated



  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Tex Hsc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Stough Dern Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Nelson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Nelson is very Personable and Professional, as is his staff. Kept me informed during the whole MOHS procedure. Great results. Incision line is thinner than expected.
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I have been to Dr. Nelson for MOHS surgery several times. He has always been honest and to the point as to what was coming next. When my personal dermatologist tells me I need MOHS surgery I ask for Dr. Nelson. And his staff are wonderful! Always smiling, pleasant and understanding that you may be...more
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I'm a 1st visit patient. I had a biopsy , which turned out to be cancer. I was apprehensive and nervous. Upon arriving at his office, Dr. Nelson's staff were helpful and went through explaining my upcoming procedure. When Dr. Nelson came in the room singing, I knew he was different! All went...more
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Dr Nelson and his staff provide excellent care. He is a very, very skillful surgeon. He is to the point and explains the procedure and the after care in an forthright and comprehensive manner. Both my husband and I have received care from him multiple times. His staff was very caring and...more
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I want to report that my experience with Dr. Nelson and his staff at the Dermatologic Surgery Center was very positive. The staff was caring, professional, and efficient. Dr. Nelson was very concerned about my welfare; he even phoned personally to check on me! From the very beginning, I had no...more
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