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About Dr. Thayer Nelson

Dr. Thayer Nelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Scott, KS, with another office in Manhattan, KS. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine and Adult Care. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with Manhattan Surgical Hospital and Mercy Regional Health Center. He speaks English.

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710 W 8th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701
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1105 Sunset Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502
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Dr. Thayer Nelson has the following 2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Adult Care


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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Manhattan Surgical Hospital
  • Mercy Regional Health Center
  • Education

    45 Years Experience

  • University of Kansas

    Graduated in 1968

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thayer Nelson accepts the following insurance providers.

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