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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
72 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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August 17, 2016

I was very impressed with Dr. Nelson's knowledge, focus and expertise

August 17, 2016

He was clear, honest and serious.

July 20, 2016

no waiting. Staff and doctors extremely efficient and well qualified.

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.