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Specialty:

Urology

Sub Specialty:
Urologic Oncology
Urological Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
76 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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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September 13, 2017

excellent

September 06, 2017

outstanding care

July 26, 2017

Dr. Nelson is a compassionate intelligent urologist. He answers all questions prior, during and after procedures in terms that are understandable. He gives plenty of time for questions and has all the answers. I would highly recommend this doctor and Shadyside hospital.

July 12, 2017

Dr. Nelson is amazing