Dr. Sonja Nelson, MD

Dr. Sonja Nelson, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Sonja Nelson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

155 Griffin Rd

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 431-6011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • One Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pregnancy-Related Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Yeast Infections
high
more than 83% of peers
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
normal
more than 75% 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

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

48  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

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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

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Department Of Obstetrics and Gynecology At The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

After many years with Doctor Cynthia Bear, I found it upsetting for me to find a replacement for her when she retired. My doctor, Ira Schwartz recommended Doctor Nelson. I couldn't be more pleased to find such a wonderful, caring doctor. She's the best!
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Dr. Sonja Nelson is beyond wonderful. She not only is very knowledgeable and thorough, but also a good listener who explains medical conditions expertly. To top all that, Dr. Nelson comes across as a very nice human being!
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I have been a patient of Dr. Nelson for over 10 years and she delivered my son. I cannot speak more highly of her. She always makes you feel at ease, and never rushes her patients through their appointments or their labor! She truly worked with my husband and I to have the special day we envisioned...more
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I found Dr. Nelson was able to answer all my questions quickly and confidently. She was pleasant and listened carefully and addressed all my concerned.
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I recommend Dr. Nelson highly! She performed my hysterectomy a few years back, and she was wonderful in every way. Very professional, caring, attentive and personable! Wish all doctors were more like her!
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