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Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

Neurology*
3.8 (10)
Map Pin Small Las Vegas, NV
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

Dr. Debra Nelson, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Nelson, completed a residency at Hartford Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Nelson an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Nelson works at Practice in Las Vegas, NV with other offices in Henderson, NV. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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
    Las Vegas Neurosurgery & Spine Care LLC
    8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220, Las Vegas, NV 89113 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (702) 737-7753
  2. 2
    Office
    10005 S Eastern Ave Ste 408, Henderson, NV 89052 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (702) 737-7070

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center
  • Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals San Martin
  • Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
  • Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals Rose De Lima

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    3.8
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    Based on 10 ratings
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    About Dr. Debra Nelson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1710069042
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Hartford Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of California
    Internship

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Debra 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.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Nelson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nelson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Nelson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Nelson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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