Dr. Susan Nelson, MD

Geriatric MedicineFemaleAge 64

Dr. Susan Nelson, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Texas- Houston McGovern Medical School medical school in 1984. She is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nelson to book an appointment.

Dr. Nelson

Our Lady Of The Lake Phys Grp

5247 Didesse Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Advance Directive End of Life Planning more than 14% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 14% of her peers

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Wheezing

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(225) 765-3076

Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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PHCS Network PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Susan Nelson, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1987
U Tex Affil Hosp
Residency Hospital
1984
University of Texas- Houston McGovern Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Susan Nelson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nelson frequently treats Advance Directive End of Life Planning, Abdominal Pain, and Acidosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nelson treats.

Where is Dr. Susan Nelson, MD's office located?

Dr. Nelson's office is located at 5247 Didesse Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Our Lady Of The Lake Phys Grp

Rheumatology Services5247 Didesse Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received