Surgical Specialist
14 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Nelson is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars

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)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Nelson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Bernardine Medical Center 
  • Riverside County Regional Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott Christian Nelson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Scott C. Nelson practice?
Dr. Scott Nelson has 3 office locations.
Dr. Scott Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Loma Linda, CA.
See Loma Linda Surgeons.