Dr. John B Nelson, MD

Dr. John B Nelson, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 68 years old

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  • Internal Medicinenull
  • Pulmonary Diseasenull
  • Pulmonologynull
  • Sleep Medicinenull
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Pulmonology
      • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
      • Critical Care Medicine
      • Sleep Medicine

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Nelson's Board Certifications

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      • Critical Care Medicine
      • Internal Medicine
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonology
      • Sleep Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Alkalosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Asbestosis
      • Asthma
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Autonomic Dysreflexia
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Bronchiolitis
      • Bronchitis
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Emphysema
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Influenza (Flu)
      • Interstitial Lung Disease
      • Limb Swelling
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Lung Abscess
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Lung Nodule
      • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
      • Pneumonia
      • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Incompetence
      • Respiratory Failure
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Septal Defect
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Tuberculosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Bronchoscopy
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Thoracentesis
      • Ventilator Management

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
      • Internship Hospital
        Emory University Hospital

        Completed in 1976

      • Residency Hospital
        Emory University Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University of Kansas Medical Center

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Nelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pulmonology
      • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Nelson

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      Dr. Nelson's Care Philosophy

      I am a member of HCA Midwest Health Physicians, an integrated group of primary care and specialty practices. We provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met and their patient experience is outstanding.