Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Michael Nelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Germantown, TN and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 2000 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

7751 Wolf River Blvd

Germantown, TN 38138

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
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.

Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Nelson was born and raised in New York. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and then left the New York area for his advanced medical training. Dr. Nelson completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Yale University and discovered the beauty of the South while performing his Cardiology Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Nelson completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Vascular disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA, one of the Harvard hospitals. In 2008, Dr. Nelson and his family settled in Memphis, TN. In Dr. Nelson's spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Nelson has great passion and vision about his commitment to individualized patient care and quality."

5  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology

61  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux

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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

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

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
121 total reviews (83 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (122)

  • 5
    (107)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

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 (83)

I am thoroughly satisfied with Dr. Nelson as a physician, his practice and all services. I recommend him highly.
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Dr. Nelson is a wonderful doctor who really cares about his patients. He has an excellent staff as well. I have already passed his name on to others who have had the same problems that I had. I am so much better now thanks to him and his amazing staff.
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He's great and my legs look super Been with him for about 2 years Sonji Savage!!! Keep up the good work !!????
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Was referred by my pcp, am very pleased. Staff was very friendly in every step of the process; that relieves my anxieties. Dr. Nelson is great, he listens to all my concerns very attentively. He is very thorough in his examinations and his bed-side manner is very compassionate, very knowledgeable...more
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I am treated as a person not just a condition. Everyone is kind and friendly. Dr. Nelson not only answers questions, but also explains diagnoses and treatment to the patient.
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