Dr. Matthew Nelson, MD

Dr. Matthew Nelson, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Matthew Nelson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Nampa, ID and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in family medicine, sports medicine, and more.

1375 N Happy Valley Rd

Nampa, ID 83687

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • PacificSource
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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13  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Rural Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Urgent Care Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

86  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Earwax Removal
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Medical Management of Acid Reflux
  • Mole Removal
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Spirometry
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Care and Management
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Whitman College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • St Alphonsus/St Lukes
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Matthew Nelson, MD
I was really disappointed. I think he failed to diagnose me when I had e coli. We even talked about the lettuce recall and the fact that it was in Idaho. I would never put my life in his hands again
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Connie in Nampa – May 08, 2018
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Dr Nelson is kind, friendly and extremely attentive towards his patients. He spends the time to listen to and evaluate his patients issues. It is wonderful to have a doctor who takes the time to really get to know his patients and take care of their needs.
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Trish in Boise, ID – Jun 28, 2016
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My entire family see Dr Matt. He is great Dr and always tales the time to listen and talk to us. We simply can't say enough good things about him amd his office!
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Belle in Boise, ID – May 19, 2016
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Dr . Matthew Nelson is the best Doctor that i've ever had in my life. He has went above all expections . What I like about Dr Matt, is that he will take as much time talking to you that you need. He really cares about his patients.
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Larry Ratliff in Boise, ID – Jan 29, 2016
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