Dr. Joel B Nelson MD Urologist

Dr. Joel Nelson is an urologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 18 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 20 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Urology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology

Hospital Affiliation

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
High performing in Urology

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #32 in Urology

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside - Shadyside

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Urology, 1989–1990

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Urology, 1990–1994

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Urology
Certified in Urology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Costs of radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a systematic review.
Bolenz, C.,Freedland, S. J.,Hollenbeck, B. K.,Lotan, Y.,Lowrance, W. T.,Nelson, J. B.,Hu, J. C.

Whole-Genome Methylation Sequencing Reveals Distinct Impact of Differential Methylations on Gene Transcription in Prostate Cancer.
Yu, Y. P.,Ding, Y.,Chen, R.,Liao, S. G.,Ren, B. G.,Michalopoulos, A.,Michalopoulos, G.,Nelson, J.,Tseng, G. C.,Luo, J. H.

Integrin α 7 Binds Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase 3 to Suppress Growth of Prostate Cancer Cells.
Tan, L. Z.,Song, Y.,Nelson, J.,Yu, Y. P.,Luo, J. H.

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