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Expertise of Ewell L Nelson, MD

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Biography

Lee Nelson, MD, ABNS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon in Boulder County, where he provides treatment for brain and spine tumors, lumbar and cervical fusion and reconstruction, lumbar stenosis, meningiomas, and various other complex spine conditions.

Dr. Nelson earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he earned the Kinjiro Iwata award for exceptional contributions to the department of neurosurgery. He then stayed at Baylor College of Medicine to complete his internship and residency training. Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Colorado Neurosurgical Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

In his free time, Dr. Nelson enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities like adventure motorcycle riding, golfing, hiking and auto detailing.

Specific Conditions Treated:

  • Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Cervical and lumbar diskectomy
  • Cervical and lumbar radiculopathy
  • Cervical stenosis
  • Lumbar and cervical fusion/reconstruction
  • Lumbar and cervical surgical decompression
  • Lumbar Degenerative disk disease
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Meningiomas
  • Spine and complex spine conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Care Philosophy

    Dr. Nelson believes open communication is the best approach to patient care. By partnering with his patients, Dr. Nelson can help them understand their test results and the treatment options. Together, they can find a solution that is best for them and their health goals. He strives to develop innovative non-surgical and surgical treatments, because he believes that while surgery may sometimes be a solution, there are often other conservative approaches as well. Each day, Dr. Nelson renews his commitment to excellence and continuous improvement for his patients that have entrusted their care with him.

    Areas Served
    Louisville, CO
    Languages Spoken
    English
    Board Certification

    Neurological Surgery: The American Board of Neurological Surgery

    Ages Accepted
    Adults