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Brian Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is a gynecologist in the Longmont area. He is affiliated with Boulder Community Foothills Hospital and Uchealth Longs Peak Surgery Center.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
2.0k doctors
Top 15%
2.0k doctors
Top 5%
1.0k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more vaginal prolapse patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
8.2k doctors
Top 15%
8.2k doctors
Top 5%
4.1k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more urinary incontinence patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.9k doctors
Top 15%
1.9k doctors
Top 5%
946 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more stress incontinence patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.0k doctors
Top 15%
1.0k doctors
Top 5%
509 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more uterine prolapse patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.1k doctors
Top 15%
2.1k doctors
Top 5%
1.0k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more urinary urgency patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
801 doctors
Top 15%
801 doctors
Top 5%
400 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw fecal incontinence patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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1.8k doctors
Top 15%
1.8k doctors
Top 5%
886 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more endometriosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.7k doctors
Top 15%
2.7k doctors
Top 5%
1.3k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw urinary retention patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
3.8k doctors
Top 15%
3.8k doctors
Top 5%
1.9k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more fibroids patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
4.1k doctors
Top 15%
4.1k doctors
Top 5%
2.1k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more menstrual cramps patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
4.2k doctors
Top 15%
4.2k doctors
Top 5%
2.1k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more ovarian cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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40k doctors
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40k doctors
Top 5%
20k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.5k doctors
Top 15%
1.5k doctors
Top 5%
726 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw urinary urge incontinence patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
6.2k doctors
Top 15%
6.2k doctors
Top 5%
3.1k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pregnancy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.5k doctors
Top 15%
1.5k doctors
Top 5%
760 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw uterine polyp patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
6.7k doctors
Top 15%
6.7k doctors
Top 5%
3.4k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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34k doctors
Top 15%
34k doctors
Top 5%
17k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
6.5k doctors
Top 15%
6.5k doctors
Top 5%
3.2k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw menopause patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
8.8k doctors
Top 15%
8.8k doctors
Top 5%
4.4k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw vaginitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
4.8k doctors
Top 15%
4.8k doctors
Top 5%
2.4k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw irregular periods patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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26k doctors
Top 15%
26k doctors
Top 5%
13k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw anemia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
7.5k doctors
Top 15%
7.5k doctors
Top 5%
3.8k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
34k doctors
Top 15%
34k doctors
Top 5%
17k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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25k doctors
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25k doctors
Top 5%
12k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw obesity patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

C-section rate

Dr. Nelson’s C-section rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
28%
C-section rate
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Nelson’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Nelson treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Nelson’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Nelson’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Nelson sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Colo Health Medical Group
1925 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
1,761 miles away

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Credentials
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1997

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    3. Female Pelvic Medicine And Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Nelson is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Uchealth Longs Peak Surgery Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • GlobalHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield