Dr. William Nelson, MD
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Dr. William Nelson, MD

General Surgery | Male

ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Get Directions
(412) 359-3551

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Dr. Nelson specializes in General Surgery and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Drexel Univ Coll Of Med

      Graduated in 2008

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    • No sanctions found
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