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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
10 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Nelson is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 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 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Nelson, DO is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Nelson has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Three Rivers Community Hospital - Washin 


  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Scott Nelson DO is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Nelson practice?
Dr. Richard Nelson has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Nelson practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Grants Pass, OR.
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