Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Nelson Lum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Southwest Diagnostic Clinic LLP

3801 50th St

Lubbock, TX 79413
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Lum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lum treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 100% of his peers

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

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lum treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of his peers

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lum treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Lum's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Density Scan
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes
Diabetes Coma
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Ketones
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Endocrine Disorders
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Insulin Pump Therapy
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Retina Diseases
Rickets
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nelson Lum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1983
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University Hawaii Integ Med Res Program
Residency Hospital
1979
University Hawaii Integ Med Res Program
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
University Of Hawaii
Undergraduate School
1983
1981
1979
1978
1974

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Dr. Lum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lum

3.1

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
41.1764705882353%
(7)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(2)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
35.294117647058826%
(6)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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My encounter with Dr. Lum was the worst experience I've ever had with a physician. He never looked at me during our appointment, and he dismissed my questions and concerns. After ordering a thyroid biopsy and indicating that the results were troubling, he was going to make me wait for a month to...Read More
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