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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 260 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Family Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 36


    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 260 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
    256 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    257 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    259 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    255 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    255 ratings


    Comments (32)

    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.


    4.3
    Dec 23, 2019
    I would highly recommend Dr Nelson, but as I stated before, it's very hard to get an appointment with him.  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2019
    good experience  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is excellent -- very professional, knowledgeable and expresses himself clearly. Always gives me complete answers to my questions.  
    5.0
    Dec 12, 2019
    *Dr. Nelson is excellent.  
    5.0
    Dec 10, 2019
    *Dr. Nelson has been my doctor for sometime and has always been top notch.  
    4.8
    Dec 07, 2019
    *Dr. Nelson is very adapt at answering questions in laymens terms and sketches. Patient also.  
    4.8
    Dec 05, 2019
    Very kind & always answered my questions so I could understand I am 90 yrs. old.  
    5.0
    Dec 01, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is an outstanding doctor. I trust my life with him no questions asked He has been our primary for over 30 years. We go to no one else and travel over three hours to See more  
    5.0
    Nov 25, 2019
    This appointment was made after symptoms of a stroke became present. *Dr. Nelson was extremely concerned, very communicative & thorough.  
    5.0
    Nov 20, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is an exceptional doctor  
    5.0
    Nov 14, 2019
    dr Nelson is wonderful  
    5.0
    Nov 14, 2019
    Dr. Nelson was very patient, and did an outstanding job of covering all of my concerns (and the lab test results). Impeccable service!  
    5.0
    Nov 08, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is wonderful. He listens to problems and gives clear advise. I don't want to go anywhere else.  
    5.0
    Oct 29, 2019
    great  
    5.0
    Oct 25, 2019
    *Dr. Nelson is always caring & takes time to answer questions & _____.  
    4.5
    Oct 20, 2019
    He does a thorough job.  
    5.0
    Oct 01, 2019
    Doctor Nelson took the time to explain everything and took my feelings into consideration.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is the consummate professional. Very patient centered.  
    5.0
    Sep 23, 2019
    excellent  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2019
    Dr. Nelson has been my caregiver for many years and I have complete confidence and trust in the man. He is in fact the family doctor of choice!  
    5.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    Dr Nelson was so pleasant, patient and understanding. He helped alleviate my fears with my upcoming surgery.  
    5.0
    Sep 09, 2019
    I recommend Dr Glenn Nelson to my friends and we are all happy with him. He is wonderful!  
    4.8
    Aug 27, 2019
    Very thorough and empathetic, good listener.Explained everything fully. Great provider!  
    5.0
    Aug 22, 2019
    Dr. Nelson has always shown great concern for my health and asks questions to help him make suggestions to improve my health, if needed.  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    The physical exam was well done, thorough, not rushed  
    5.0
    Aug 12, 2019
    I like Dr Nelson. he listens and seems genuinely concerned  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    Dr. Nelson is fantastic- I have been going to him for 31 years. He always takes his time, explains everything, and is very personable.  
    5.0
    Jul 22, 2019
    Dr. Nelson does an excellent job ensuring that all diagnosis' and test results are clearly understood.  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    Dr Nelson is always concerned with problems I might have. I have complete confidence in him.  
    5.0
    Jul 14, 2019
    Glen Nelson is an excellent doctor  
    2.8
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Nelson seems to just be going through the motions.   
    5.0
    Jun 20, 2019
    Good  
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