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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.
Dr. Nelson has 2 hospital affiliations:
- Three Rivers Community Hospital - Washin
- Alegent Health-Bergan Mercy Medical Ce
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Nelson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 2 plans
- Providence Health Plan - 14 plans
- Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield - 5 plans
- ODS Health Plans - 1 plan