Dr. William Nelson, MD

Dr. William Nelson, MD

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Dr. William Nelson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Drexel Univ Coll Of Med in 2008 and specializes in general surgery.

320 E North Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Nelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Second-Degree Burns
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Second-Degree Burns more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Burn Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson treats Burn Injuries more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nelson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chemical Burn
  • Chemical Burn - Airways
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chemical Burn - Ingestion
  • Chemical Burn - Inhalation
  • Chemical Burn - Skin
  • Electrical Burn
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Third-Degree Burns
Wound Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nelson performs Wound Repair more than 80% of his peers

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

Dr. Nelson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Nelson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Drexel Univ Coll Of Med in 2008 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2008
    Drexel Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    2008

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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