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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Nelson is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 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 5.0

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 1 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Nelson has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Alegent Health-Bergan Mercy Medical Ce 
  • Three Rivers Community Hospital - Washin 


  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Scott Nelson DO is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 9 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Nelson practice?
Dr. Richard Nelson has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Nelson practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Medford, OR.
Additional practice locations include: Omaha, NE and Grants Pass, OR.
See Medford Surgeons.