Dr. Paula M. Nelson, MD

Dr. Paula M. Nelson, MD

Dermatology | Female

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Dr. Nelson specializes in Dermatology and practices in Lilburn, GA. She practices at 5 locations.

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
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based on 41 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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Cartersville, GA |
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 It came out of my account) I am done using this so called office !!!!!! What a joke !!! Find someone else to use ! Oh and you ask for a manger they never give you one well Paula is the so called MGR.
Smyrna, GA |
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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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • 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
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • 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
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Ny Hospital Cornel University Med Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Barnes Hosp Wash U
    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1995

    Dermatopathology
  • Undergraduate School
    City College Of New York

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

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