Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD

Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD is a dermatologist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 1977 and specializes in dermatology.

11844 Rock Landing Dr

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Nelson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 87% of peers
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
high
more than 80% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
high
more than 76% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Paracentesis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Charlotte Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nelson's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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