Catherine S Nelson, MD Pediatrics

Dr. Catherine S Nelson, MD

San Jose, CA 95128
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About Dr. Catherine S Nelson MD

Dr. Catherine S Nelson, MD is a doctor primarily located in San Jose, CA. They have 23 years of experience. Their specialties include Pediatrics.

Dr. Nelson has received the following awards:


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 751 S Bascom Ave San Jose, CA 95128


Dr. Catherine S Nelson has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing. While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty. Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Catherine S Nelson has the following 5 expertise

  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Physical
  • Vaccination
  • Immunization
  • Check-up


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


23 Years Experience

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1998

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More about Dr. Catherine S Nelson

Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Nelson works in San Jose, CA and specializes in Pediatrics.

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