Dr. Stephen Nelson Jr, MD

Dr. Stephen Nelson Jr, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Stephen Nelson Jr, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 2000 and specializes in pediatric neurology and pediatrics.

4720 S I 10 Service Rd W

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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

Seizure Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Nelson Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson Jr "All patients receive excellent care. Race, religion, insurance, method of payment, etc do not impact care. All patients deserve the best care possible."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

46  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Intractable Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Encephalomyelitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Genetic Fetal Risks
  • Genetic Predisposition to Autism
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infantile Spasms
  • Insomnia
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Calif State U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center, USAF
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center, USAF
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson Jr's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson Jr to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nelson Jr'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
Dr. Nelson Jr Says:
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Will try to improve and respond to all feedback

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Patient Comments (3)

Wonderful doctor, recommend to everyone!
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2-hour wait in the exam room. His nurse Tanisha is rude, ineffiecent, & unprofessional. After THREE months, I had to do a medical records request to see why my son was being referred to more specialists. They would not give me results & the doctor did not return my calls. Random specialist...more
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After a long road with my son in almost getting expelled, multiple visits w/ doctors and therapist along with counseling. With only one visit to Dr. Nelson I feel like we were thoroughly cared for and that my child was seen as a patient and not a pay check. I am relieved that I actually feel that I...more
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