Dr. Karen Nelson, DO

Dr. Karen Nelson, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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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

Contact Information

(740) 446-5763

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 81% 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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

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

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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