Dr. Shawn Nelson, MD

Dr. Shawn Nelson, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Shawn Nelson, MD is a neurology specialist in Bristol, TN and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Wi in 1996 and specializes in neurology.

3183 W State St Ste 1201

Bristol, TN 37620

Contact Information

(423) 764-0987

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

65  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Med Coll Of Wi
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Gainesville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Knowledgable, considerate, with an excellent bedside manner, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Nelson to anyone. He is one of the best in this region, can attest to this both profesionally as a former RN (retired now) and personally as his patient for the past 10+ years.
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Dr. Nelson was very good. The information was helpful to let me understand what I needed to do to take care of my health. I would recommend him to everyone who needs him help. He took his time and explained all the information.
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Dr Nelson is a Physician whom listens to you tell your story to the end. He then ask questions of his own as it pertains to history and genetics, potentially. He assumes nothing a ever take the shotgun approach. He works with the evidence he has and that it has been collected by the family...more
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