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Gregory Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is an ophthalmologist in the Arlington Heights area. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center.
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18k doctors
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9.1k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more eye condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.9k doctors
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3.9k doctors
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2.0k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more cataracts patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.9k doctors
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2.9k doctors
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1.5k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more glaucoma patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.6k doctors
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792 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more macular degeneration patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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1.5k doctors
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1.5k doctors
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742 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more blepharitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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15k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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17k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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8.9k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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9.0k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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924 doctors
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924 doctors
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462 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more astigmatism patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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647 doctors
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648 doctors
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323 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more macular hole patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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1.7k doctors
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1.7k doctors
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851 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more diabetic retinopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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12k doctors
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12k doctors
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6.0k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more migraine patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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790 doctors
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790 doctors
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395 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more retinal detachment patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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790 doctors
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790 doctors
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395 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more detached retina patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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1.7k doctors
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1.7k doctors
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847 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more red eyes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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4.5k doctors
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2.3k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more moles patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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8.6k doctors
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8.6k doctors
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4.3k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more conjunctivitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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5.5k doctors
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5.5k doctors
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2.7k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more birthmark patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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778 doctors
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778 doctors
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389 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinopathy 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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19k doctors
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19k doctors
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9.3k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw headaches 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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612 doctors
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613 doctors
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306 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw Sjogren's syndrome 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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1.3k doctors
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655 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more chalazion patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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5.7k doctors
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5.7k doctors
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2.9k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 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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1.2k doctors
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1.2k doctors
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619 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw strabismus 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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4.7k doctors
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4.7k doctors
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2.4k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw shingles 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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763 doctors
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762 doctors
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381 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pterygium 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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592 doctors
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593 doctors
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296 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinal tear 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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567 doctors
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568 doctors
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283 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw corneal ulcer 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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6.6k doctors
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6.6k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pink eye patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

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

Northwest Surgicare
1100 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
764 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Polish
Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
765 miles away
  • Spanish
Saint Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
771 miles away
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Saint Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
771 miles away
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Credentials
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1993

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Ophthalmology

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

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
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • 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