Dr. Richard Nelson, DO

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Endocrinology | Male

Bettendorf Endocrinology 2535 Maplecrest Road Davenport, IA 52803 Get Directions
Dr. Richard Nelson, DO
Dr. Richard Nelson, DO is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Davenport, IA. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with Genesis Medical Center – Silvis , Genesis Medical Center, Dewitt and Genesis Medical Center - Davenport.

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

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2.9
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Nelson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Davenport, IA |
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 their career. Is he yet another DO picking up a speciality he knows little about, learning as he goes. Flying by the seat of his pants? Not sure, cuz I'm still trying to work with him. Wish me luck...
Spring Grove, IL |
Does not answer questions. Appt. Was very rushed, it felt like they just wanted to get me out.
in Bettendorf, IA |
Experienced Dentist using the latest technology for dental care. A painless and professional experience on every appointment.
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Dr. Nelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling