Dr. Heidi Nelson, MD

Dr. Heidi Nelson, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
64 y/o
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Dr. Heidi Nelson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 31 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

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200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Colectomy more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Open
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heidi Nelson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 31 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1988
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Oregon Health And Science University
Residency Hospital
1981
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1987
1981

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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