Dr. Kimberly Nelson, MD

Dr. Kimberly Nelson, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
45 y/o
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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 graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.

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Top Care Areas

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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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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."
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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
4.3
based on 39 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 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 (17)

in Aurora, Colorado
Very professional and thorough ! Great Dr
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in Centennial, Colorado
I am 67 years of age and have always had problems with my tonsils. Last September I made the decision to make an appointment with Dr. Nelson to get her opinion regarding a tonsillectomy at my age. She made me feel so comfortable, I knew this was the right decision for me. She was honest about what...more
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in Denver, CO
Dr Nelson was very professional and I am quite happy with the experience. I would recommend her to anyone in need of an ENT Specialist.
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in Denver, CO
Dr. Nelson is great and always available! On my last visit, I called in the morning and was seen in the afternoon. I have been seeing this doctor for almost 10 years and I highly recommend her. She is very personable and makes you feel comfortable.
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in Dallas, TX
Friendly staff, short wait time. Dr. is knowledgeable and friendly.
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