Dr. James Nelson, MD

Dr. James Nelson, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Nelson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in American Fork, UT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

48 N 1100 E Ste A

American Fork, UT 84003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
normal
more than 20% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Nelson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases

7  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Laparotomy
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wright State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

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

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was a high risk patient and was recommended to Dr. Nelson by a co-work. This co-work spoke very highly of Dr. Nelson. After relocating to Utah from Alabama and having had a bad experience 10 yrs prior with my 1st pregnancy, I was very nervous and had very little trust in Doctors. Throughout...more
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