Dr. John Nelson, MD

Dr. John Nelson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. John Nelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

401 Phalen Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55130

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 77% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
more than 64% of peers
more than 53% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nelson does not have any board certifications listed.

5  Conditions Treated

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Paul Ramsey Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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