Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
65 y/o
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Dr. Debra Nelson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus, St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus and St. Rose Dominican, Rose de Lima Campus.

Las Vegas Neurosurgery & Spine Care

8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220

Las Vegas, NV 89113
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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Dr. Nelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hartford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Nelson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Las Vegas, NV |
Great bed side mannor , listen an answers all questions . Cares alot about her patients . She has done 3 surgeries on me all fir different reasons I woukd never have gone to anyone else . In the hospital an in her office you always get 100% .
in Las Vegas. Nevada |
Saved my life, great bedside manner, very thorough
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Dr. Nelson accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    Sierra Health
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Nelson has admitting privileges

St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus
8280 W Warm Springs Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89113
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St. Rose Dominican, Rose de Lima Campus
102 E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89015
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St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
3001 Saint Rose Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
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Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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