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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Nelson is Excellent.
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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)
Education & Awards
Dr. Nelson graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Nelson has 6 hospital affiliations:
- Riverside Community Hospital
- Riverside County Regional Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Nelson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 2 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Humana - 6 plans
- Cigna - 4 plans
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- Where does Dr. Scott C. Nelson practice?
Dr. Scott Nelson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Loma Linda, CA.
See Loma Linda Surgeons.