Dr. Karen Nelson, DO

Dr. Karen Nelson, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Karen Nelson, DO is a general surgery specialist in Gallipolis, OH and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

90 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH 45631

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiomyopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Cardiomyopathy more than 23% of her peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 23% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 15% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 15% of her peers

Cardiomegaly
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Cardiomegaly more than 9% of her peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 9% of her peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Nelson, DO is a general surgery specialist in Gallipolis, OH and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2005
    Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School
    2005

Awards

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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Holzer Medical Center

Gallipolis, OH