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About Dr. Joseph L Nelson III

Dr. Joseph L Nelson III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salem, VA, with another office in Salem, VA. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Nelson has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

43 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph L Nelson III is Great. Dr. Joseph L Nelson III has been rated by 43 patients. From those 43 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph L Nelson III is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Marc Denton Stam MD

1802 Braeburn Dr
Salem, VA 24153
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Lewisgale Physicians

2155 Apperson Dr
Salem, VA 24153
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph L Nelson III 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. Joseph L Nelson III has the following 14 expertise

  • Digestive System Cancer
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Celiac Disease
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diabetes
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)

Dr. Joseph L Nelson III has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph L Nelson III is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Excellent dr. Takes the time to talk to you about your information.

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Extremely Satisfied

I am confident that my doctor will take good care of my GI issues and will help me resolve them in a favorable manner.

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30 minutes
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Outstanding Physician

Dr. Nelson is an outstanding physician. He was excellent in assessing my concerns. He took his time to ensure that I understood his diagnosis and treatment plan. I would highly recommend Dr. Nelson to anyone.

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Best Gastroenterologist in the World

I have been seeing Dr. Nelson for over 15 years and he has been the best. He doesn't just concern himself with my medications and treatments but he takes time to find out how my life is going since that has a lot to do with my illness. He doesn't rush the appointments and I have never had to wait too long before seeing him.

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Five Stars

Dr. Nelson is an excellent dr -- i have been a patient of his for many years - i would recommend him to anybody

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2018)

    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 (2010, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2018)

    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.

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Carilion Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph L Nelson III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Optima Health
    • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
    • Optima Vantage HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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