Dr. Scott Nelson, MD

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Dr. Scott Nelson, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

1004 W Highway 30 Ste A, Gonzales, LA 70737 Get Directions
(225) 644-4444

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Dr. Nelson specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Gonzales, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu Med Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Eye Fdn Hospital

    Completed in 1990

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Nelson's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients