Dr. Richard Nelson, DO

Dr. Richard Nelson, DO

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Dr. Richard Nelson, DO is an endocrinology specialist in Davenport, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 and specializes in endocrinology.

2535 Maplecrest Road

Davenport, IA 52803

Contact Information

(563) 421-4620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypercalcemia
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Dr. Nelson treats Hypercalcemia more than 100% of his peers

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Dr. Nelson treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 100% of his peers

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

Diabetes Type 1
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Dr. Nelson treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

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Biography

Dr. Richard Nelson, DO is an endocrinology specialist in Davenport, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 and specializes in endocrinology.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Education

  • 2003
    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    2003

Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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2.4

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I fired Dr. Nelson after his scheduler called my mother and falsely told her she had lung cancer. He is a decent endocrinologist, but sucks as human. They also finagled my mother to sign a waiver for two $1371 ($2742 total) injections that she NEEDED to have a diagnostic scan. Of course medicare...Read More
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I will start by saying I was 9 minutes late to my appt. I called and informed the office that I would be late,they checked with Dr. Nelson who said he could still see me but it would be a short visit.When Dr. Nelson came in the room the very first thing I did was apologize. He did not acknowledge...Read More
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Dr T Nelson DO does not appear to know much about Low Iodine symptoms. Very hurried and not clear or specific in his responses. He does not paticipate in Medicare "Maintenance of Certification Program" which encourages board certified. Physicians to continue learning, self evaluating throughout...Read More
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Does not answer questions. Appt. Was very rushed, it felt like they just wanted to get me out.
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Commercial Insurance Company
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