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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Nelson is Average. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Nelson, FAAP, M.Sc, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Epidemiology
  • Lead Poisoning

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Emory University , Atlanta. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Nelson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Georgetown University Hospital 
  • Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington 
  • Georgetown University 


  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David Nelson FAAP, M.Sc, and MD is a male Pediatrician, has 37 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. David Nelson practice?
Dr. David Nelson has 2 office locations.
Dr. David Nelson practices Pediatrics near Washington, DC.
See Washington Pediatricians.