Dr. Garrett Nelson, MD

Dr. Garrett Nelson, MD

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Dr. Garrett Nelson, MD is a dermatologist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from UNIV OF AR COLL OF MED in 2012 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.

5921 Riley Park Dr

Fort Smith, AR 72916

Contact Information

(479) 649-3376

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Actinic Keratosis
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more than 56% of peers
Rash
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more than 52% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 45% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Surgery

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

  • Missouri State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • UNIV OF AR COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Nelson'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

Patient Comments (4)

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Dr. Nelson and staff are very professional, kind, personable, and knowledgeable. My appointments (2) have had no waiting time, I have been called back shortly after sitting down. That is not what you expect when visiting a doctor's office. I would highly recommend Dr. Nelson and Johnson...more
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Love the clinic. Doctors, nurses and receptionist are all very friendly and professional. Dr. Nelson and his nurse explain things very well. Great experience.
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Profesional, friendly with great empathy towards his patients. Satisfied with my appointment and would highly recommed his service.
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in Hackett, AR |
My skin conditions are Hailey Hailey and pemphigus vulgaris. Dr. Nelson is extremely knowledgeable of the medications which helped with both pemphigus and Hailey Hailey. Dr. Nelson and his staff are very encouraging in helping me cope with the outbreaks. His office calls periodically to check on...more
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