Dr. Charles Nelson, MD

Dr. Charles Nelson, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Nelson, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 62 years old.

7001 Forest Ave Ste 200

Richmond, VA 23230

Contact Information

(804) 288-3123

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "As one of the largest and most diverse cardiology practices in the state, Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia combines the knowledge and expertise of 13 physicians in every facet of cardiovascular care. Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia entered a new era in 2009 and is delighted to be affiliated with the Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute of the Bon Secours Richmond Health System. This affiliation, the first of its kind in Richmond, has allowed us to provide a continuum of care unrivaled in Central Virginia. Thank you for choosing us as your comprehensive and compassionate cardiovascular health care provider."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Virginia School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Oregon
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Oregon
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Of Virginia / Virginia Commonwealth University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Nelson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
I won the lottery by landing in the ER when Dr. Nelson was on duty. His remarkable care saved my life. He is an extremely gifted doctor with a friendly and courteous manner. Dr. Nelson takes time to make sure that his patients understand what is going on. Dr. Nelson deserves the highest of recommendations.
in Richmond va |
Dr . Nelson is very professional. He sat with me after the surgery and was not distracted or rushed. He explained my husband condition in a manner I could understand. Believe me when I say he us great he is. I definitely would recommend him for knowing how to react to family. Thank you Dr. Nelson
in Richmond, VA |
I have had 4 MI's 5 way by pass, and I am still hear to tell you how great he has treated me. I am not the best patient but he has always been there for me.
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Dr. Nelson accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Select
    Traditional Choice POS
    USAccess
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Federal Employee Program
    HealthKeepers Plus HMO
    KeyCare PPO
    PAR Traditional
    SmartValue Classic
    SmartValue Plus
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Cigna Network
    Indemnity EPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Network Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Employers Health Network
    Employers Health Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • First Life and Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • inHealth
    inHealth PPO
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MVP Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Optima Health
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
  • Pyramid Life
    Today's Option Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Option 1
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UniCare
    Security Choice PFFS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    MAMSI Alliance PPO
    MAMSI MDIPA
    MAMSI Optimum Choice
    MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Sierra Option
    Sierra Option Plus
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
  • VA Coordinated Care for the Uninsured (VCC)
  • Virginia Health Network
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana Commercial PPO
    One Health Plans
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Virginia Premier
    Medicaid HMO
    Virginia Premier Gold
  • WellCare
    Concert PFFS
    Duet PFFS
    Summit PFFS

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Hospitals where Dr. Nelson has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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Bon Secours - St. Francis Medical Center
13710 St Francis Blvd
Midlothian, VA 23114
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