Dr. Philip Nelson, MD

Dr. Philip Nelson, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Philip Nelson, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1155 N Mayfair Rd Ste 200

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 955-7188

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Joseph Mercy Health Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

1.8

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Philip Nelson, MD
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Left with answers or suggestions to help with my pain spinal issues. I have been trying to reach Dr. Nelson or his for 11 days with no response. Finally I reached to a different doc from the same clinic and he was able to provide proper care. STAY AWAY FROM DR. NELSON. Ego plus a poor staff...Read More
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Mequon – Sep 07, 2018
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Nice enough guy but terrible at follow up. Scheduling an appointment or getting in touch with staff is next to impossible. Left with no solution and still in pain
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Unsatisfactory – Sep 04, 2018
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My husband saw 2 other doctors and got sent to pt which hurt because he wasn't given proper care or testing to diagnose a level 3 displacement in his spine. Dr Nelson gave a thorough exam .He asked questions that had never been asked. His diagnosis was confirmed by mri. I would highly recommend...Read More
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milwaukee – Nov 01, 2017
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