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About Dr. David R Nelson

Dr. David R Nelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gainesville, FL. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Nelson has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David R Nelson is Excellent. Dr. David R Nelson has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David R Nelson is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital

1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32610
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Specialties

Dr. David R Nelson has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David R Nelson has the following 12 expertise

  • Viral Human Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation

Reviews

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great doctor

I have been a patient of his for about ten years or a little less and really like him. I am hoping Obama Care doesn't interfere with my coverage so I can continue seeing Dr. Nelson.

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5 minutes
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Five Stars

Most knowledgeable doc I have seen

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Five Stars
Easy Appointment
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Five Stars
  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2014)

    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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2014)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University

    Graduated in 1990

  • University Of Florida Health

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David R Nelson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AvMed Health
    • AvMed Empower
    • AvMed Engage
    • Avmed Choice
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • BCBS Florida myBlue
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
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