Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD

Interventional Pain MedicineMaleAge 63

Dr. Nelson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available


12911 120th Ave Ne Ste H210 Kirkland, WA 98034

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(425) 823-4000

Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Kirkland, WA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland and Overlake Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nelson to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Discography
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
TriCare for Life
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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What went well
  • Office environment (28)
  • Appointment scheduling (27)
  • Listened & answered questions (27)
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (8)
  • Appointment was rushed (7)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (7)
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Dr. Nelson is the best he has treated my back pain and I feel great!
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7 people found this helpful
Nancy G. in Seattle, WA – Dec 06, 2017
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The best pain management Doctor I have ever been to (out of many) from a decades old life threatening automobile injury. A primary care provider supplies my medications. The attached is simply solid, honest information.
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6 people found this helpful
David Wyrick in Seattle – Sep 16, 2017
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Dr. Nelson is one of the kindest, tender caring pain doctors I have ever met. He cares about and for his patients. A big thank you to him for helping me through some tough times.
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Max in Williamsburg, VA – Dec 03, 2016
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Best doctor for pain management! I would and do recommend him to anyone who has pain.
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Joni Graves in Issaquah, WA – Mar 10, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to alleviating pain, restoring health and improving quality of life. Our goal is to help our patients live healthier lives while gaining...Read more


Dr Nelson grew up in the Puget Sound area and was an honors and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Washington. He went to medical school at the...Read more


  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Regenerative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine


Usc/Lac Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Usc/Lac Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Medical School
University Of Washington
Undergraduate School


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Nelson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nelson frequently treats Arthritis, Back Pain, and Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nelson treats.

Where is Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD's office located?

Dr. Nelson's office is located at 12911 120th Ave Ne Ste H210, Kirkland, WA 98034. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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ProOrtho12911 120th Ave Ne Ste H210 Kirkland, WA 98034
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Nelson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland

Kirkland, WA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Overlake Medical Center

Bellevue, WA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)