Dr. Kirk A Nelson DO Pulmonologist

Dr. Kirk Nelson is a pulmonologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Des Peres Hospital and St. Anthony's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Nelson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Des Peres Hospital and one of 8 at St. Anthony's Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Forest Park Hospital (Saint Louis MO)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988

Truman Medical Center - West
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1988 - 1990

St Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1990 - 1991

Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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