Dr. Megan Nelson, MD

Dr. Megan Nelson, MD

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Dr. Megan Nelson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from University Of Kentucky in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

220 Abraham Flexner Way # 1100

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 584-3377

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
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more than 76% of peers
Gait Abnormality
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more than 69% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
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1  Procedures

  • Rehabilitation Therapy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

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What People Say About Dr. Megan Nelson, MD
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Throughout my almost two year recovery from a head injury and subsequent brain surgery, Dr. Nelson was a "Beacon of Hope" for me. She is by far the most dedicated person I have ever encountered to her patients.
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