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About Dr. Scott K Nelson

Dr. Scott K Nelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Baton Rouge, LA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with St Elizabeth Hospital, Baton Rouge General Medical Center and Lane Regional Medical Center Home Health. Dr. Nelson has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

23 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott K Nelson is Great. Dr. Scott K Nelson has been rated by 23 patients. From those 23 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Scott K Nelson is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Eye Care Surgery Center

10423 Old Hammond Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Specialties

Dr. Scott K Nelson has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Vision Issues
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Exam
  • Glaucoma
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain

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Reviews

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Yearly check ups

I've been going to Dr. Nelson since I was diagnosed with diabetes 13 years ago. He's a GREAT doctor, answers your questions in English. Highly recommend!

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Tops in my Book

After seeing 3 doctors after cataract surgery I went back to Dr. Nelson and got complete satisfaction that never took place in two years prior to seeing him. So much wasted money with the other three and so terribly dissatisfied. Dr. Nelson was patient, concerned, listened to all my complaints and then took action. His patient manner is above the other three hands down! We now treat my issue with my complete satisfaction!

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gave me NEW eye sight ...cataracts NEED the DR . SCOTT ,AMAZING !

gave me new eye sight ...THE WORLD HAS BEEN PRESSURE WASHED AND PAINTED . DR SCOTT NELSON will always be My eye doctor ! YOUR cataracts need the DR . SCOTT , will be AMAZING change , get you eyes checked now ...life is short , see it while you are here !

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (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 (2016, 2015)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1986

  • University Of Alabama Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Scott K Nelson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Eye Care Surgery Center, 10423 Old Hammond Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA
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