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Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 62

  
Dr. Nelson

ProOrtho

12911 120th Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98034
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(425) 823-4000

Dr. Daniel Nelson, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.


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Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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
Humana
LifeWise
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Spondylosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

4.0

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
19.444444444444443%
(7)

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Dr. Nelson is the best he has treated my back pain and I feel great!
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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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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

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 control over their pain.  We feel patients should not suffer needlessly from pain and belie...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Usc/Lac Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Usc/Lac Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1986
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1985
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Medical School
1979
University Of Washington
Undergraduate School

Awards

Locations

ProOrtho

ProOrtho12911 120th Ave NE 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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EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland

Kirkland, WA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Overlake Medical Center

Bellevue, WA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)