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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lana Nelson, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 340 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Oklahoma State University , Tulsa. She has 3 awards.

Resident of the Year Columbus Children's Hospital
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)


Dr. Nelson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Norman Regional Hospital 
  • Surgical Hospital of Oklahoma 
  • Moore Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Lana Gail Nelson DO is a female Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lana G. Nelson practice?
Dr. Lana Nelson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lana Nelson practices Surgery near Norman, OK.
Additional practice locations include: Moore, OK.
See Norman Surgeons.