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Doctor

Joel Byron Nelson, MD

SPECIALTY:

Urology

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
66 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

Urology, American Board of Urology

EDUCATION:

MD, Northwestern University - Feinberg, Chicago, IL

Residency:
Northwestern University - Feinberg,
Chicago, IL


Fellowships:
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD



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June 15, 2016

Dr. Nelson is the very best!

June 10, 2016

Outstanding care.

May 25, 2016

Dr. Nelson is very experienced, very professional, and very knowledgeable. I have great confidence in his care for me.

April 27, 2016

very informed, caring and effective

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

The Best !!!!!!!

January 13, 2016

excellent visit, well cared for, very knowledgable doctor



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