Dr. Susan Nelson, MD

Geriatric MedicineFemaleAge 65

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Susan Nelson, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 38 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. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Susan Nelson, MD

Ochsner Clinic

1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121 ()
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(504) 842-3000

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vaccination
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Vaccination more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Geriatric Assessment
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Geriatric Assessment more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Advance Directive End of Life Planning
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Advance Directive End of Life Planning more than 19% of her peers

Dr. Nelson performs this procedure more than 19% 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
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • 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
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysphagia
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • 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)
  • Vaccination
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Susan Nelson, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 38 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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Susan Nelson, MD accepting new patients?

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

Dr. Nelson frequently treats Vaccination, Geriatric Assessment, and Advance Directive End of Life Planning. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nelson treats.

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

Dr. Nelson's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Ochsner Clinic

Ochsner Clinic1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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Practice

Pace Baton Rouge7436 Bishop Ott Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Nelson is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received