Dr. Lana Nelson, DO

Dr. Lana Nelson, DO

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Age 45
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Dr. Lana Nelson, DO is a general surgery specialist in Norman, OK and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

3400 W Tecumseh Rd Ste 105

Norman, OK 73072

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 96% 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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

12  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Oral Roberts
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Ohio University Grandview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Ohio University Doctors Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of South Florida Tampa General
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Nelson performed loop duodenal switch in November2016. She her a amazing and quick respond. Highly recommend and journey clinic for bariatric surgery.
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I researched to find a compassionate bariatric surgeon after issues with Integris Weight Loss Clinic and discovered Journey Clinic in Norman. After meeting Dr Nelson and her wonderful staff, I knew Journey Clinic was the place for me.
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I too am having the same issue with Lana Nelson staff;her staff has been putting me on the run around. stating they submitted paperwork to insurance company on my behalf but they hadn't send them anything according to my insurance company.Its 3 months later and I am still going through the same...more
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If you are able to go to a different bariatric surgery doctor please do not go to Dr. Nelson. When I began the long 4 month process before surgery I was extremely pleased with the staff and process; however after I completed all of the requirements for surgery (which takes 4 months or longer) I ran...more
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Dr. Nelson was my surgeon for gastric sleeve surgery in 2014. She was informative from the beginning, addressed any concerns I had from the beginning. Appreciated the program that she has set up for the surgery. I went into her office for my consult, and their office did the rest of the work. Set...more
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