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Dr. Robert Nelson, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Nelson

Dr. Robert Nelson, MD is a hematology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.


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(317) 944-0920

Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypogammaglobulinemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Hypogammaglobulinemia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Immunodeficiency Syndromes
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Immunodeficiency Syndromes more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Graft vs Host Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Graft vs Host Disease more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Graft vs Host Disease
  • Chronic Graft vs Host Disease

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • All Lymphoma
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Combined Immunity Deficiency
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Eosinophilia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Infections
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hives
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Latex Allergy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Nelson, MD is a hematology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
University South Fla College Med
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University South Fla College Med
Residency Hospital
1984
University South Fla
Residency Hospital
1981
University South Fla
Internship Hospital
1980
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1985
1984
1981
1980

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nelson

3.3

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
42.857142857142854%
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Dr. Nelson was very professional during my first visit with him. He allowed me to explain my situation without interrupting. He seemed very knowledgeable of his field of study (I’m seeing him for stem cell replacement). He spent a good amount of time with us explaining everything and answering all...Read More
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I can tell he is an excellent Dr, he cares about you, he return your phone calls, he is very professional, I recommend him 100 %
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Dr Nelson is either uncaring, or has age related memory loss. He diagnosed me with a serious immune deficiency, after telling me in office to lose weight and get off my sleeping medication. When all my labs came back, he called and said I had a very serious immune disorder. I consulted with him...Read More
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I felt that Dr. Nelson really took the time to explain my complicated illness and took the necessary steps to further get to the bottom of my issues. After reading some reviews on here I was a bit anxious but I didn't need the bedside manner, I needed answers and I got them. So if this helps...Read More
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has seen my wife through 3 leukemia experiences
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