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Dr. Russell Nelson, MD

Dr. Russell Nelson, MD

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Dr. Russell Nelson, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA. Dr. Nelson completed a residency at University Of California. He currently practices at Nelson Spine Institute and is affiliated with Los Robles Health System - Los Robles Regional Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Nelson is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


  1. Nelson Spine Institute

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      Nelson Spine Institute
      250 LOMBARD ST, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (805) 370-0748


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  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, Fellowship Hospital — 1983
  • Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1983
  • University Of California, Residency Hospital — 1979
  • U Calif, Internship Hospital — 1979
  • Rush University, Medical School — 1977
  • University Of Illinois, Undergraduate School — 1974

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Very impressed with Dr. Nelson. Extremely knowledgeable on spine and back issues and incredibly honest. I was so ready to get surgery done to fix my pain, but he recommended I get an alternative treatment, as the issue is not 100% related to what a surgical procedure could fixed. This honest recommendation truly impressed me. I have already recommended more people to him and his office. Dr. Greg Tchejeyan was also very impressive interpreting my ailments and helpful advising solutions.
Jennifer J in Northridge , CA — Mar 01, 2019
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