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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted Best Overall Doctor in Saline County- Saline Courier Readers Choice, 2011

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4.0

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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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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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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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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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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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Locations

Baptist Health Family Clinic-Bryant

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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