Nelson has 25 years of experience in colon and rectal surgery. His areas of interest include colorectal cancer, rectal bleeding, hemorrhoidectomy and diverticulitis. He brings special expertise in such areas as rectal prolapse, ulcerative colitis and complex anal pathology.
He is board certified in two specialties, general surgery and colon rectal surgery and earned a medical degree at the University of Utah. Nelson completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Northwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in Seattle.