Dr. Scott Nelson, MD

Dr. Scott Nelson, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Scott Nelson, MD is a pulmonologist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wi Med Sch in 1979 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

2201 Lexington Ave

Ashland, KY 41101

Contact Information

(606) 408-4000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nelson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Pulmonary Disease

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

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

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Nelson is one of the best Dr's. I've ever had. He diagnosed my interstitial lung disease and has always treated me so good. I sure hope he gets well enough to come back to the practice. I'm going to have a real hard time adjusting to another lung Dr.
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