Dr. Paula Nelson, MD

Dr. Paula Nelson, MD

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Dr. Paula Nelson, MD is a dermatologist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology, and more.

755 Mount Vernon Hwy NE Ste 240

Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 16 More

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Background Check

2 Disciplinary Actions Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/15/2018)View details
  • Excessive claims or furnishing of unnecessary or substandard items or services (2/12/2018)View details
1 Board Action Found
  • Suspension or exclusion under a Federal or State health care program (6/6/2018)View details
No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Experience Check

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cold Sore
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Cold Sore more than 100% of her peers

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

Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Dermatitis more than 100% of her peers

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

Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Herpes Simplex Infection more than 99% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Herpes Simplex
  • Disseminated Neonatal Herpes
  • Genital Herpes
  • Herpes Infection of the Central Nervous System, Neonatal
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus (KSHV)
  • Mucocutaneous and Ocular Herpes, Neonatal
  • Neonatal Herpes Simplex
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 1 Virus
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 2 Virus

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne
Acne Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Allergic Reaction
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bedsores
Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Boil
Breast Diseases
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Food
Dermatology Procedure
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Dry Skin
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Granuloma of Skin
Hair Loss
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
Impetigo
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Keloid Scar
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lichen Planus
Lipomas
Lyme Disease
Melanoma
Mohs Surgery
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Pemphigoid
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Psoriasis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rash
Ringworm
Rosacea
Scabies
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Shingles
Skin Cancer
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Skin Tag Removal
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Telogen Effluvium
Tinea Versicolor
Ulcer
Varicose Veins
Warts

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paula Nelson, MD is a dermatologist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology, and more.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Education

  • Dermatopathology
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Barnes Hosp Wash U
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1995
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    Ny Hospital Cornel University Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990
  • City College of New York
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

2.8

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
42.857142857142854%
(18)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(2)
2 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(21)

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Billing Sucks !! Could not put all on the last experience with this office ! So to Continue. I paid the bill (total amount) at the so called Billing Paid online. Got a transaction approved code. Heck that don't matter because after a week the bill is still not processed on their side (even though...Read More
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Corrupt billing! Double billed numerous times. I spent over an hour attempting to get through and no one answered phone and the email associated with billing statement bounced back.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Centene
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint