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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matthew Nelson is Good. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Howard University , Washington.


Dr. Nelson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Raleigh General Hospital 
  • The Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Matthew K Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 9 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Matthew K. Nelson practice?
Dr. Matthew Nelson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Matthew Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Beckley, WV.
See Beckley Orthopedic Surgeons.