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Dr. David Nelson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Nelson

Dr. David Nelson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(425) 454-8161

Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Advantage
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
Altius Health Plans
America's Health Insurance Plans
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Asuris Northwest Health
Beacon Health Strategies
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Group
Medi-Cal
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Choice Health
First Choice Health HMO
First Choice Health POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
Gallagher Basset
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Access PPO
Clear Care HMO
Clear Care PPO
Options PPO
Health Net
Health Payors Organization
HealthSmart
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Heritage Provider Network
Humana
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
Kaiser Permanente
LifeWise
Connect
Magellan Health Services
Medicaid
Medicaid of Washington State
Moda Health
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
PHCS Network
National Preferred Provider Network
PacificSource
Preferred Health Plan, Inc.
Premera Blue Cross
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
Providence Health Plans
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
TriWest Champus
Uniform Medical Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
USA Health Network
Value Options
Behavioral Health
Veteran Administration Plan
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Vascular Disease more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Nelson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1987
University Of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1987

Languages

  • French
  • English

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The word Cancer brings about all kinds of emotions. From the moment I went to Dr. Nelson's office I was confident I was in good hands. His receptionist was kind, helpful and welcoming. Dr. Nelson took all the time I needed, answering all the questions I had and explained every step of the potential...Read More
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I think Dr. Nelson was a old General Practitioner in another life..like the ones that used to make house calls. He is so caring, and listens to my concerns, and explains things in a manner that my husband could understand. I am a retired nurse, and he is one of the nicest doctors I have ever...Read More
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