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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
66 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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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.

July 29, 2015

Very prompt, very knowledgeable, excellent staff.

July 24, 2015

Very professional

July 15, 2015

It is always a pleasure to visit Doctor Nelsons office, His staff and himself are so helpful and understanding. Thankyou for all of your wonderful care.

June 24, 2015

Everything from the first phone call to the waiting room,Dr. Nelson,Nurses,to the people down in the lab and x rays where the Best.

May 27, 2015

Very impressed with his concern and confidence. Would recommend him to others.

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