Dr. John B Nelson, MD

Dr. John B Nelson, MD

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Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases  ·  
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70 y/o
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Dr. John B Nelson, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, pulmonary disease, and more.

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Top Care Areas

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

Pneumonia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Respiratory Failure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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 "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."

4  Specialties

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

5  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

84  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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

  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
29 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr Nelson is a highly professional and caring physician who takes special care to ensure all of your medical needs are met. I have used Dr Nelson for many years and am confidant that he has my best interest in mind on every medical decision. He spends as much time as possible with me to ensure all...more
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I have been a respiratory patient of Dr. Nelson's for over 25 years. He is an excellent pulmonologist.
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Always very caring and positive. Entire office has patient's care and treatment as number 1 priority
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Dr. Nelson has been my pulmonologist for at least 15 years. He has not only taken good care of my health but has provided me with thoughtful, caring service on every visit. Even though I see him infrequently, he remembers me well; he asks about how I've done throughout the year and acts as if he...more
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While it was difficult to get in to see the doctor on short notice for an urgent appointment, once we were able to get in everything was handled in a very professional, calming manner.
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