Dr. Ian Neilson, MD

Dr. Ian Neilson, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Ian Neilson, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences in 1982 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

887 Congress St

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

(207) 662-5555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Appendicitis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
more than 85% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

48  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Neilson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Neilson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Neilson

4.9

Based on 7 reviews

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4 Stars
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Amazing doctor and surgeon. Their entire pediatric practice is wonderful. And especially Dr. Neilson and Dr. Mallory. My complete belief in their competency never waived once. Dr Neilson (and Mallory) explained everything to us thoroughly and without complicated surgical jargon as well as not...Read More
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His bedside manner is fantastic, and in a scary time in our lives he was a beacon of strength and calmness. He spent plenty of time with us from consult all the way through post surgery. We feel very grateful to have Dr. Neilson have been our kiddos surgeon. He was very informative, and explained...Read More
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This Dr knows what he is doing! Smart, respectful, caring, prompt, very informative. We were glad he was in charge of our childs surgery. His knowledge and experience made a very hard time in our lives a little easier.
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