Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
65 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Nelson Lum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Lum is affiliated with Lubbock Heart Hospital, Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street, Covenant Hospital Levelland, Covenant Hospital Plainview and Covenant HealthCare - Harrison.

Southwest Diagnostic Clinic LLP

3801 50th St

Lubbock, TX 79413
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • 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
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lum to family and friends
3.3
based on 16 total reviews
Dr. Lum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Lum accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Lum has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Covenant Hospital Levelland
1900 College Ave
Levelland, TX 79336
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Covenant Hospital Plainview
2601 Dimmitt Rd
Plainview, TX 79072
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Covenant HealthCare - Harrison
1447 N Harrison St
Saginaw, MI 48602
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Lubbock Heart Hospital
4810 N Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79416
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