As a Family Medicine specialist, Dr. Nelson is trained to provide general medical care for every member of the family, from infants to seniors. He can make referrals to a specialist when needed while continuing to coordinate an individual's care. Originally from Galway, Ireland, he received his medical degree from the University of Galway. He fulfilled his internship at Altnagelvin Hospital in Northern Ireland. Dr. Nelson is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.
An emergency medicine physician receives training to care for patients with acute illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. While not providing long-term or continuing care, they diagnose a variety of illnesses and undertake various interventions to stabilize patients.