Dr. Kiper Nelson, MD

Dr. Kiper Nelson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Kiper Nelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hattiesburg, MS and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1420 S 28th Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Visual Field Defects

11  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Trabeculectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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 Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Wake Forest University Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Southern Eye Center Under Dr. Lynn B. McMahan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

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 (2)

I can only say! HE WAS GREAT!! It has been several years ago that he put Lense in both eyes and sang the whole time he did them as well as his help ! It was a Blessed experiance!!
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Kind, great, loyal, listen, gout of way to make you feel safe in his care
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