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Dr. Donald Nelson, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Nelson

Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology

2115 S Fremont Ave Ste 3300 Springfield, MO 65804

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(417) 820-5200


Dr. Donald Nelson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hepatitis C
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Hepatitis C more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Viral Hepatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Viral Hepatitis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Nausea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Nausea more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Nelson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Vanderbilt University Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1978
Vanderbilt University Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1977
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1980
1978
1977

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)