Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

Dr. Nelson Lum, MD

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

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nelson Lum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 35 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

Learn about Dr. Lum

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Lum'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.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

58  Conditions Treated

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5  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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lum to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

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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