Professional Summary


  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences - Bethesda, in Doctor of Medicine, 1988


  • Naval Medical Center - San Diego, in Ophthalmology, 1994

Board Certifications

  • AM BD OPHTHALMOLOGY awarded in 05/11/1996

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Utah Ophthalmological Society
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery


  • Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English

Intermountain Hospital Affiliations

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.8) 236 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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Feb 6, 2023
Everybody very professional.
Nov 3, 2022
This is the best office in my experience with eye drs. The staff is thoughtful, friendly and efficient. Dr. Nelson and Dr. are excellent providers. .
Aug 4, 2022
Very nice people . Front desk, assistant, drs. and contact specialists are all kind, friendly & helpful when doing tests, taking care of my eyes & getting my contact & glasses prescription. I am a repeat patient for many years!
May 5, 2022
Dr. Nelson sees my kids and was great for me as well.
Mar 31, 2022
All staff was great! First touch check in person (don't remember her name). Dr. Nelson & anesthesiologist. All great.
Mar 31, 2022
Seamless...everyone was prepared & I felt well taken care of.
Feb 21, 2022
Everything went smooth - filled my need -
Dec 30, 2021
They are professionals. To-the-point while being very nice.
Dec 19, 2021
Very good, listen to my concerns.
Dec 19, 2021
Everyone involved was great.
Jun 14, 2021
I was treated with concern, respect, and overall wonderful, like an individual, not just another old lady. They made me feel special.
May 24, 2021
very thorough in the exam.
Apr 4, 2021
Great place I've been going last 20 yrs. & hopefully the next 20.
Mar 28, 2021
This office is run very good. The whole staff is excellent.
Dec 17, 2020
Excellent. - Thanks!
Dec 17, 2020
Dec 10, 2020
Dec 10, 2020
Nov 14, 2020
I like Dr. Nelson and I will continue to schedule yearly appointments with him. I have recommended him to others in the past and will continue to do so in the future.
Oct 22, 2020
Excellent doctor and technician
Sep 21, 2020
All services and care given to me was excellent!
Sep 15, 2020
Good doctor well run office the adjoining office of actually getting glasses is not run well.
Aug 20, 2020
I highly recommend this eye care facility.
Aug 13, 2020
Very good! Keep up the good work!
Jun 8, 2020
Dr. Nelson does a good job of talking directly to my 8-yr. old daughter about her care. He has made me and my daughter feel comfortable during our visits. Dr. Nelson is competent and kind.
May 14, 2020
Professional, knowledgeable, courteous, attentive.
Feb 25, 2020
It was a very good experience
Dec 6, 2017
Dr. Nelson is very thorough and very professional and I've always had a good experience getting my eyes tested from him.
Dec 5, 2017
Dr. Nelson is great. I loved seeing him. He takes care of me and does it well and I appreciate him and his staff. Thank you.
Dec 4, 2017
I felt everyone in the office, the provider, his assistants, the front desk, they were very professional, they were very helpful, and they seemed to care about my problems. Thank you.
Nov 13, 2017
He was a very good doctor.
Oct 11, 2017
Dr. Nelson and his team are great.
Aug 14, 2017
The provider spent less than 5 minutes with me then diagnosis me with an eye disease and showed no empathy and didn't explain the disease. I had to do my own research and follow up with a different eye doctor. Bedside manner was not good.
Jun 27, 2017
Dr. Zennan was very helpful. She was very kind and did a great job.
Jun 15, 2017
Dr. Nelson is an outstanding physician. He is knoweledable and has excellent bedside manner.
May 30, 2017
He's friendly,he seems concerned,he answers questions and he's a nice person to work with.
Apr 24, 2017
Dr. Nelson was unavailable due to an emergency surgery,and I saw Dr. Dunn. Please apply all of my answers to Dr. Dunn,who replaced him for my appointment.
Apr 20, 2017
Dr. Nelson was very personable. He treated my son with respect,comforted him,and answered the questions for him and yeah was very nice to him and everything. Thank you.
Mar 16, 2017
He's a great doctor. We like him a lot.

Practice Location

Utah Valley Eye Center

1055 N 300 W Ste 204 Provo, UT
Mon thru Wed, Fri 7:30AM - 5PM; Thu 7:30AM - 6PM; Sat 8AM - 12PM
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