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About Dr. Ronald Nielsen

Dr. Ronald Nielsen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Nielsen is affiliated with Harrison Medical Center, St Joseph Medical Center and St Francis Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Ronald D Nielsen MD

1515 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Specialties

Dr. Ronald Nielsen has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Nielsen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Harrison Medical Center
  • St Joseph Medical Center
  • St Francis Hospital
  • OkanoganDouglas District Hospital
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Loma Linda University

    Graduated in 1981

  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ronald Nielsen accepts the following insurance providers.

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Ronald D Nielsen MD, 1515 Dock St, Tacoma, WA
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