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Dr. George Nelson, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.7 (19)
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13 years of experience

Overview of Dr. George Nelson, MD

Dr. George Nelson, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Dothan, AL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 13 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine and is affiliated with Flowers Hospital, Medical Center Enterprise and Southeast Health Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nelson an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Nelson works at Practice in Dothan, AL with other offices in Enterprise, AL and Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Diarrhea and Duodenal Ulcer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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
    Digestive Health Specialist of the Southeast
    480 HONEYSUCKLE RD, Dothan, AL 36305 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 836-1212
  2. 2
    Office
    614 N Main St Ste A, Enterprise, AL 36330 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 836-1212
  3. 3
    Office
    265 Medical Park Blvd, Dothan, AL 36301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 836-1212
  4. 4
    Dept of Veteran Affairs
    700 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 933-8101

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Flowers Hospital
  • Medical Center Enterprise
  • Southeast Health Medical Center

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Constipation
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Esophageal Varices
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Intestinal Ulcer
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acidosis
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alcoholic Gastritis
Alcoholic Hepatitis
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Allergic Rhinitis
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bowel Strangulation
Bronchiectasis
Bronchospasm
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Confusion
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Duodenal Cancer
Dyslipidemia
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Heartburn
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Abscess
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pernicious Anemia
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Potassium Deficiency
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Sinus Tachycardia
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Sleep Apnea
Spleen Cyst
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Thyroid Goiter
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tremor
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Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Diabetes Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 13 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790075950
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Nelson accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Nelson has seen patients for Constipation, Diarrhea and Duodenal Ulcer, 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.

    19 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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