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Sub Specialty:
Urologic Oncology
Urological Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
83 Patient
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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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September 05, 2018

Very pleased with the access to information, communication and health care

September 05, 2018

My experience with Dr. Nelson has always been very good.

August 29, 2018

Dr Nelson was excellent

August 22, 2018

Excellent meeting including review of medical condition and options to address. Left with complete confidence that provider was the best person for future medical action.

July 25, 2018

Every thing was excellent. Dr. Nelson took time with us and provided answers to all of our questions and made sure that we understood the answers.

July 18, 2018

Dr. Nelson is an excellent doctor and has been very helpful in treating my situation.

June 27, 2018

Dr. Nelson was very thorough. He answered questions that I had before I had to ask them, and he still asked if I had any other questions.

June 27, 2018

Doctor Nelson is simply an excellent care provider, and has been since he became my surgeon in the fall of 2017. He is very impressive and provides excellent care. I would recommend him to anyone possibly in need of his services (and have done so). Also, his practice group is very efficient, and his executive assistant Judy Webb is tremendous.

June 20, 2018

excellent care

June 13, 2018

Always a pleasant experience