Dr. James Nelson, MD

Dr. James Nelson, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o
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Dr. James Nelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Senior Healthcare Center at Springhill

3720 NW 83rd St

Gainesville, FL 32606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Nelson

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypotension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 97% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "The Senior Healthcare Center is an outpatient department of North Florida Regional Medical Center. We are recognized by The Joint Commission for upholding the highest standards of quality care. The Senior Healthcare Centers specialize in primary care for patients 65 years of age and older. Our mission is to provide exceptional primary care to seniors. With our knowledge of the medical, functional & psychosocial aspects of geriatric care, we partner with patients, families and caregivers to improve quality of life."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

237  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Hahnemann Medical College Pa
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Geisinger Medical Center Pa
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wonderful doctor and human being. Love his nurse Myra too.
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