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Joel Byron Nelson, MD



Sub Specialty:
Urologic Oncology
Urological Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
59 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Urology
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 209
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 605-3000


Urology, American Board of Urology


MD, Northwestern University - Feinberg, Chicago, IL

Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

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March 21, 2016

Very impressive office visit.

March 16, 2016

Thought Dr. Nelson was a very qualified Doctor.

March 09, 2016

I had an excellent experience in Dr Nelson's office. I am rating this with the highest rating I can give. I look forward to finishing my health care for my cancer with Dr Nelson and his staff.

February 03, 2016

Gave me all of my options, told me what can go wrong & how he can fix it. As professional as he can be.

January 13, 2016

excellent visit, well cared for, very knowledgable doctor

January 13, 2016

The Best !!!!!!!

December 17, 2015

His knowledge, professionalism, and communication skill made me feel his plan of action is the best plan of action.

December 02, 2015

I have felt comfortable during each of my visits with Dr. Nelson. He is always willing to listen to all of my questions and concerns, and answers each of them thoroughly.

November 12, 2015

Judy is a fantastic asset to the practice

September 01, 2015

Dr. Nelson was extremely enlightening regarding the potential treatment for my prostate cancer. He delivered his alternatives in a frank, objective manner thoroughly outlining pros and cons. Noting that as a surgeon, he would tend to utilize surgery as a treatment, he admonished me to carefully deliberate before making my decision.

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