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Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD
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Dr. Douglas Nelson, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Douglas Nelson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1983 with a degree in biochemistry. After entering medical school he was elected to the national medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha in 1986, and received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1987. His internship, residency and specialty training in gastroenterology were also completed at the University of Minnesota. Since then, Dr. Nelson has been a staff gastroenterologist at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center for 15 years, and was promoted to Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2005. Dr. Nelson is a Fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He was elected Councilor on the ASGE Governing Board, and received the Society's Distinguished Service Award in 2005. He is also a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and is a past-President of the Upper Midwest Regional Endoscopy Society. He has served as a consultant to the FDA's Advisory Panel on Gastroenterology and Urology Devices since 2000. Dr. Nelson has authored over 115 papers and textbook chapters dealing with gastrointestinal disorders, and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally. He has directed and regularly participates in national courses teaching state-of-the-art endoscopy techniques.He has been listed in Who's Who, Guide to America's Top Gastroenterologists, and Best of the US: Gastroenterology.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Gastroenterologist (Stomach & Bowel Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Fairview-Univ Med Ctr, Gastroenterology; Fairview-Univ Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Other Degree - University of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Gastroenterologist (Stomach & Bowel Specialist), like Dr. Douglas Nelson, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    MNGI Digestive Health - Eagan Endoscopy Center & Clinic

    1185 Town Centre Drive

    #205 / #200

    Eagan, MN 55123

    (612) 871-1145

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Douglas Nelson accepting new patients?

    Yes, Douglas Nelson is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Douglas Nelson offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office at (612) 871-1145 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Douglas Nelson offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Nelson's office at (612) 871-1145 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Douglas Nelson speak?

    Douglas Nelson speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Douglas Nelson have?

    Douglas Nelson is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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