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Gregory Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is an ophthalmologist in the Chicago area. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Saint Alexius Medical Center.

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Dr. Nelson saw more eye condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Nelson saw more cataracts patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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56 doctors
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Dr. Nelson saw more glaucoma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Nelson saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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648 doctors
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648 doctors
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Dr. Nelson saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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Dr. Nelson saw more macular degeneration patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more astigmatism patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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31 doctors
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Dr. Nelson saw more diabetic retinopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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164 doctors
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163 doctors
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81 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more migraine patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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366 doctors
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367 doctors
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183 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw headaches patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw blepharitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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64 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw moles patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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70 doctors
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70 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw birthmark patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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88 doctors
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88 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw shingles patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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27 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw red eyes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw chalazion patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw macular hole patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinal detachment patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw detached retina patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw corneal ulcer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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137 doctors
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136 doctors
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68 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pink eye patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinopathy patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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185 doctors
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185 doctors
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92 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw conjunctivitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw strabismus patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw uveitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Nelson accepts.
Cataract surgery $2,002 – 12.9k

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Office
1100 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
588 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Polish
Office
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
594 miles away
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Credentials
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1993

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
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    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Saint Alexius Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • 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
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield