Dr. Richard Nelson, MD

Dr. Richard Nelson, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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61 y/o
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Dr. Richard Nelson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Sylvania, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

ProMedica Physicians Ear, Nose and Throat

5700 Monroe St Ste 310

Sylvania, OH 43560
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Leukoplakia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laryngeal Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Nelson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

78  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Wayne State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University
    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

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Tried over two years to convince the doctor that I had an abcess in my inner ear. Two nose surgeries and an ear tube later (which I had to push to recieve because my ears were "perfectly fine" ) according to the doctor, I wound up in the emergency room with numbness on the left side of my...more
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I'm giving a "1" rating but honestly, the likelihood that I would ever recommend this man is never. I had surgery and was hospitalized. What should have been a 5 day stay extended to a 13 day stay because of a surgical infection and other mishaps that were physician related. Additionally, the...more
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Compassionate and kind, excellent staff
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Dr. Nelson did a wonderful job on my surgery, he is extremely skilled and talented. My incision is only a few weeks old and is healing amazingly. Dr. Nelson is good at explaining things and also a good listener. I really feel that he has my best interest at heart. Also, dealing with everyone in...more
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I was referred to Dr Nelson after a poor experience with another local ENT Doctor. He spent a good deal of time with me educating me on my issues with my ears. He was able to squeeze me into his busy surgery schedule to minimize my pain. I highly recommend Dr Nelson.
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