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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(28)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Nelson is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 4.4
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Courteous Staff 4.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
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Bedside Manner 4.9
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Spends Time with Me 4.7
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Follows Up After Visit 4.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Scott Nelson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Pediatrics
  • Scoliosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Nelson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Riverside Community Hospital 
  • Riverside County Regional Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott C Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Scott C. Nelson practice?
Dr. Scott Nelson has 1 office location.
Dr. Scott Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Loma Linda, CA.
See Loma Linda Orthopedic Surgeons.