Dr. Bruce R. Nelson MD Dermatologist

Dr. Bruce Nelson is a dermatologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ben Taub General Hospital and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Ben Taub General Hospital and one of 32 at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Dermatology, 1986 - 1989

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pleomorphic fibroma of the skin.
Cohen, P.R., Schulze, K.E., Cohen, S.A., Martinelli, P.T., Nelson, B.R.

Basal cell carcinoma in childhood: case report and literature review.
Griffin, J.R., Cohen, P.R., Tschen, J.A., Mullans, E.A., Schulze, K.E., Martinelli, P.T., Nelson, B.R.

The cuticular purse string suture: a modified purse string suture for the partial closure of round postoperative wounds.
Cohen, P.R., Martinelli, P.T., Schulze, K.E., Nelson, B.R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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