Dr. Joseph Nelson, MD

Dr. Joseph Nelson, MD

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Dr. Joseph Nelson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bryant, AR and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.

4411 Highway 5 N

Bryant, AR 72022

Contact Information

(501) 847-0289

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "As a Family Physician, I want to help my patients be engaged in their healthcare. I do this by making sure they understand their conditions and are given the proper tools and information for them to make good health choices so they may live as full a life as they can."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

159  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering - University of Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Area Health Education Clinic - Northwest Arkansas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted Best Overall Doctor in Saline County- Saline Courier Readers Choice, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

4.0

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Nelson, MD
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I have been going to Dr Nelson since I moved here from Texas 12yrs ago. If you're looking for a really good PCP Dr I highly recommend him. Excellent bedside manners and he really cares for his patient.
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Angela Phillips in Little Rock, AR – Jun 03, 2018
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I'm a RN with a BSN and Dr. Nelson is the best PCP I've ever had. He takes time to listen and address any and all of my concerns. He is well knowledgeable, uses recent practice methods, and is up on recent research. He takes time to follow up with me and has taken extra measures to confirm or deny...Read More
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Lisa in Alexander – Apr 13, 2018
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Dr. Nelson is the best PCP that I have ever had. Wait time varies due to the fact that he takes the time needed to help you understand exactly what you need to do to improve your health. Doing that for every patient will increase the wait time, but that is such a small inconvenience that I am...Read More
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Amanda in Bryant, AR – Apr 02, 2017
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Dr. Nelson encourages me to ask questions, then he listens and answers questions in a clear way. He discusses concerns I have, and encourages better, healthy behaviors. He takes TIME with me, and is probably the very best doctor I've ever had so far. He is knowledgeable and informed, and shares...Read More
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Elise Brewer in Bryant, AR – Jan 19, 2017
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Dr. Joe is like having your friend come in and chat with you, he doesnt talk over your head or treat you like you are of lesser education. He explains your ailments in a cut and dry manner and allows you to have a hand in your treatment, he discusses with you what you think and what he thinks and...Read More
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Kelly in Alexander, AR – Aug 10, 2016
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