Dr. David Nelson, MD

Dr. David Nelson, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. David Nelson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Overlake Medical Clinics/Overlake Hospital Cancer Center

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 605

Bellevue, WA 98004
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • 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
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna

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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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normal

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
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
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: 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
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
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
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 31 years. He 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

Awards

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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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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Insurance accepted

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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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