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Glenn E. Nelson, MD, FAAFP

Philosophy of Care

Physician/patient relationship should be a partnership. Lifestyle is one of the most important factors to promote wellness.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 324 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Family Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 35


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Family Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Physical fitness, chemical dependency treatment, patient education and wellness


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Fitness, exercise, outdoor activities, church youth group


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1981
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School MacNeal Memorial Hospital
    Title Resident in Family Medicine

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • American Society of Addiction Medicine
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • American Medical Association
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 324 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    321 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    321 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    323 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    322 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    322 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.9
    322 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    320 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    323 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    322 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.8
    312 ratings


    Comments (27)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    3.3
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Nelson seems to just be going through the motions.   
    5.0
    Jun 20, 2019
    Good  
    5.0
    Jun 10, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is a star. Very calm, very good communicator (listening and explaining). Very professional.  
    4.9
    Apr 16, 2019
    Dr. Nelson was very kind , informative and listened to my comments  
    3.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    No longer feel as comfortable with Dr - I felt like a number not a person. lack of compassion/ bed side manner  
    5.0
    Mar 21, 2019
    Showed concern regarding my questions. Left feeling more at ease  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    I have recommended several family members to *Dr. Glenn Nelson.  
    4.5
    Feb 22, 2019
    It is very difficult to get into to see my primary physician who is Dr. Towers. It seems like he has less hours than the other doctors. It is frustrating since he has been my See more  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    I have never had a better doctor!  
    4.4
    Jan 24, 2019
    THANK YOU DR. GLENN. THIS WAS MY FIRST EXPERIENCE (PHYSICAL EXAM) WITH DR. GLENN. I APPRECIATED HIS PROFESSIONAL DEMEANOR, HIS CONCERN, HIS ATTENTIVENESS, AND HIS ATTENTION TO MY CONCERNS  
    5.0
    Jan 22, 2019
    Dr. Glenn Nelson is an excellent doctor! I have referred him to friends and business colleagues that were looking for a doctor in the area.  
    5.0
    Jan 17, 2019
    *Dr. Nelson is the best doctor I have ever had. Explains every thing!  
    5.0
    Dec 23, 2018
    I have recommended Dr Nelson to many of my friends with excellent results.  
    5.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Excellent doctor.   
    5.0
    Dec 14, 2018
    *Dr. Nelson always explains every facet of your care. Always answers questions - you feel as if you're his only patient. Never rushed or hurried.  
    4.5
    Dec 06, 2018
    Dr. Nelson is truly a very caring doctor.  
    5.0
    Sep 17, 2018
    If I did not feel comfortable I would not still be coming to them. They are always taking care of my needs with great response. It is convent that I can order script or talk See more  
    4.9
    Sep 04, 2018
    the best.  
    4.9
    Aug 25, 2018
    comfortable & confident in new dr.  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2018
    Dr. Nelson was excellent. I would highly recommend him.  
    5.0
    Aug 08, 2018
    Have always had very good experiences with this health care provider.  
    3.6
    Aug 08, 2018
    felt like I was being rushed and only there for physical even though I had an auto accident and wanted to be evaluated. I feel like he is being timed for the visit and can See more  
    3.3
    Aug 08, 2018
    He was very good at detecting the problem that I took the appointment for. He focused on it, provided his solution. The doctor did not ask me if I have any other complaints and once See more  
    5.0
    Aug 01, 2018
    Dr Nelson has always taken very good care of us. He answers concerns and calls back when I have a question. He is professional and sensitive to my questions and needs.  
    5.0
    Jul 31, 2018
    I've seen Dr Nelson for 20+years & he is the best  
    5.0
    Jul 18, 2018
    Dr Nelson is the perfect doctor....really! I have been with him the 80s, and I dread the day he retires.   
    5.0
    Jul 18, 2018
    Outstanding and very caring.  
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