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Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Nelson

Dr. Michael Nelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Germantown, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 2000 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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(901) 297-4000

Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Heart Murmur
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Heart Murmur more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Dr. Nelson has great passion and vision about his commitment to individualized patient care and quality.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Phlebology

Education

2007
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Yale University
Residency Hospital
2001
Yale University
Internship Hospital
2000
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
Yeshiva
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2003
2001
2000

Awards

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

4.7

Based on 135 reviews

5 Stars
88.14814814814815%
(119)
4 Stars
4.444444444444445%
(6)
3 Stars
0.7407407407407407%
(1)
2 Stars
0.7407407407407407%
(1)
1 Star
5.925925925925926%
(8)

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Felt like he really cared. Took his time to explain everything. Staff was very polite and professional.
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I know I'm alive because of Dr. Nelson's care.
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My experience was fine. However, there is nothing wrong with my heart or veins. I am already seeing several other specialists at this time and am reluctant to shell out more money for something that isn't needed. Nothing personal. If i do need a heart dr., i will contact you. thanks.
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Very professional, listens to patients and proactive with diagnosis
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Have seen so many different doctors in my life but none as he. He dispells any stress you may feel on seeing him by his humor, attention to your problems and excellent care throughout. Cannot forget his wonderful caring staff. They go out of their way for your comfort. Friendliness to all: 10...Read More
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