Dr. Karen Nelson, MD

Dr. Karen Nelson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Karen Nelson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Missoula, MT. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio and specializes in pain medicine.

2825 Fort Missoula Rd Ste 113

Missoula, MT 59804

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bursitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Bursitis more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Migraine more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Phantom Limb Pain
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Nelson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Missoula, MT. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

University Of Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

2.6

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
40%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
60%
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Nelson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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She was always late, rushed, and distracted. She often urged me to do the research because she did not have time to answer my questions. She required a lot of paperwork before each appointment which she never referenced. I always left feeling defeated and frustrated.
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Dr. Nelson interrupted me throughout my appointment. I felt that she wasn't interested in what I had to say about decisions about my healthcare. Her manner is abrasive and brusque. She even called me by the wrong name as she had another patient's chart open on her laptop. Dr. Nelson is new to...Read More
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