Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD

Dermatology •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Nelson
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11844 Rock Landing Dr Newport News, VA 23606

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Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD is a Dermatologist in Newport News, VA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nelson has more experience with Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1977. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nelson to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD is a Dermatologist in Newport News, VA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nelson has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1981
University of Minnesota
Residency Hospital
1978
Charlotte Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School

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(757) 873-0161

Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Nelson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Nelson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Nelson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (757) 873-0161.

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Dr. Nelson typically treats 76% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Dr. Nelson typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Actinic Keratosis
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigus
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Locations

Practice

11844 Rock Landing Dr Newport News, VA 23606
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