of
GN

Gregory Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is an ophthalmologist in the Chicago area. He is affiliated with Saint Alexius Medical Center.
Get directions
Opens Google Maps in another tab

Conditions treated

Tap to see cost estimates for related services and more details about our calculations.

Top 25%
653 doctors
Top 15%
654 doctors
Top 5%
326 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more eye condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
169 doctors
Top 15%
168 doctors
Top 5%
84 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more cataracts patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
112 doctors
Top 15%
112 doctors
Top 5%
55 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more glaucoma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
53 doctors
Top 15%
53 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more macular degeneration patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
54 doctors
Top 15%
54 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more blepharitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
1.0k doctors
Top 15%
1.0k doctors
Top 5%
509 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
1.2k doctors
Top 15%
1.2k doctors
Top 5%
576 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
576 doctors
Top 15%
576 doctors
Top 5%
287 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
589 doctors
Top 15%
589 doctors
Top 5%
294 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
26 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more astigmatism patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
23 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more macular hole patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
60 doctors
Top 15%
60 doctors
Top 5%
30 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more diabetic retinopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
355 doctors
Top 15%
354 doctors
Top 5%
177 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more migraine patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more retinal detachment patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more detached retina patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
61 doctors
Top 15%
62 doctors
Top 5%
30 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more red eyes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
157 doctors
Top 15%
157 doctors
Top 5%
78 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more moles patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
184 doctors
Top 15%
184 doctors
Top 5%
92 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more birthmark patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
304 doctors
Top 15%
304 doctors
Top 5%
151 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw more conjunctivitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
654 doctors
Top 15%
653 doctors
Top 5%
326 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
25 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw Sjogren's syndrome patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
47 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw chalazion patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
161 doctors
Top 15%
161 doctors
Top 5%
80 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
38 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw strabismus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
141 doctors
Top 15%
141 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw shingles patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
22 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pterygium patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
21 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw retinal tear patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
20 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw corneal ulcer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
Top 25%
230 doctors
Top 15%
229 doctors
Top 5%
114 doctors
Dr. Nelson saw pink eye patients in 2014–2018, 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.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Cataract surgery $2,002 – 12.9k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

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

Northwest Surgicare
1100 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
584 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Polish
Saint Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
590 miles away
  • Polish

Reviews

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.

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

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • 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