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Dr. Lionel Nelson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.3 (17)
Map Pin Small San Jose, CA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Lionel Nelson, MD

Dr. Lionel Nelson, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in San Jose, CA. They graduated from yale University and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Nelson an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Nelson works at Camino ENT in San Jose, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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.

Dr. Nelson's Office Locations

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    Camino ENT
    2577 Samaritan Dr Ste 765, San Jose, CA 95124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.3
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    About Dr. Lionel Nelson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1902838063
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • yale University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Good Samaritan Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Lionel 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.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Nelson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. 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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