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Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD

Dermatology
4.7 (71)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD

Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD is a Dermatologist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Dermatology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER / DENTAL SCHOOL.

Dr. Nelson works at Codwell Family Foot Center in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Eczema and Contact Dermatitis and Ringworm along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nelson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Dermatologic Surgery Center of Houston P.A.
    7737 Southwest Fwy Ste 930, Houston, TX 77074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 981-6222
  2. 2
    Scott A. Cohen M D P A
    6655 Travis St Ste 840, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 745-6647

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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Ringworm
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer

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    About Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD

    Specialties
    • Dermatology
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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1740377621
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER / DENTAL SCHOOL
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Bruce Nelson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nelson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nelson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nelson works at Codwell Family Foot Center in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Nelson’s profile.

    Dr. Nelson has seen patients for Eczema and Contact Dermatitis and Ringworm, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nelson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    71 patients have reviewed Dr. Nelson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nelson.

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