Dr. Dennis W Nielson MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Dennis Nielson is a pediatric pulmonologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Utah School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Nielson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #35 in Pediatrics: Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1977

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977 - 1981

University of Utah School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 28 years in Pediatric Pulmonology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 28 years in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

UT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Novel CFTR Variants Identified during the First 3 Years of Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening in California.
Prach, L.,Koepke, R.,Kharrazi, M.,Keiles, S.,Salinas, D. B.,Reyes, M. C.,Pian, M.,Opsimos, H.,Otsuka, K. N.,Hardy, K. A.,Milla, C. E.,Zirbes, J. M.,Chipps, B.,O'Bra, S.,Saeed, M. M.,Sudhakar, R.,Lehto, S.,Nielson, D.,Shay, G. F.,Seastrand, M.,Jhawar, S.,Nickerson, B.,Landon, C.,Thompson, A.,Nussbaum, E.,Chin, T.,Wojtczak, H.

Management of Plastic Bronchitis With Topical Tissue-type Plasminogen Activator.
Gibb, E., Blount, R., Lewis, N., Nielson, D., Church, G., Jones, K., Ly, N.

Antibiotic prescribing during pediatric ambulatory care visits for asthma.
Paul, I.M., Maselli, J.H., Hersh, A.L., Boushey, H.A., Nielson, D.W., Cabana, M.D.

See all 25 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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