Dr. Kimberly Nelson, MD

Dr. Kimberly Nelson, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o
(47)

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Dr. Kimberly Nelson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.Read her story

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Tonsillitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Kimberly A. Nelson, MD, graduated from Creighton Medical School and received specialized training in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) at The University of Colorado Hospital. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Her clinical interests include general ENT with emphasis in sinus disease, hearing loss, and vertigo.Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her son and gardening."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "I get a lot of complex patients because I love the challenge of helping them figure out their diagnosis."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

89  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Wyoming
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
47 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Dr. Nelson is friendly and accessible and HILARIOUS. She saw me twice in one week with my nosebleeds and cauterized it for me. No nosebleeds since!
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Everyone at Rocky Mountain ENT was very helpful. I called in early Monday morning after a tense weekend of having hearing loss, which increased each day. The receptionist scheduled me for the very same day, and Dr Kim Nelson was able to do a small procedure to restore my hearing. She was very...more
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Dr Nelson was fantastic from beginning to end. She is very personable and detailed. I have complete confidence and trust in Dr Nelson. Her skills as a surgeon are phenomenal. We had a much better outcome after surgery then expected. I can't thank you enough Dr Nelson for all you've done. You rock.
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It all started when Dr.Nelson, took care of my son who was becoming deaf before getting ear tubes. He has great hearing. Dr.Nelson is an awesome dr for special needs kids, she sees my 7 year old that has Down syndrome, she has been great with her and has been realistic with me and informs me when I...more
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We are so happy to read this positive review. The team at Rocky Mountain ENT is filled with many special people, and we know they will appreciate the kind words. We will be sure to pass along!

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I was seen quickly and taken care of expertly, would recommend this Doctor to anyone in need.
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Thank you for your review of Rocky Mountain ENT Associates! We take pride in serving the Denver metro community and appreciate you taking the time to write such a kind review. We will be sure to pass it along to our staff.

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