Dr. Craig E Nelson MD Dermatologist

Dr. Craig Nelson is a dermatologist in Tucson, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwest Medical Center and TMC Healthcare. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Northwest Medical Center and one of 10 at TMC Healthcare who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Dermatology, 1973 - 1976

University of California at Davis
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Intestinal lineage commitment of embryonic stem cells.
Cao, L., Gibson, J. D., Miyamoto, S., Sail, V., Verma, R., Rosenberg, D. W., Nelson, C. E., Giardina, C.

Inferring ethnicity from mitochondrial DNA sequence.
Lee, C., M?ndoiu, I. I., Nelson, C. E.

Teaching evolution (and all of biology) more effectively: Strategies for engagement, critical reasoning, and confronting misconceptions.
Nelson, C. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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