Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD

Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD

Neurosurgeon at Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates

Meet Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson is a board-certified neurosurgeon with Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

He specializes in complex spinal surgery, neurological oncology, and brain tumors.

Dr. Nelson at a Glance

  • Dr. Nelson utilizes minimally invasive surgical techniques when possible.
  • He has published more than 18 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals and regularly participates in FDA and Non-FDA clinical trials and research.

Discuss your pain with Dr. Nelson.

Dr. Nelson is a member of Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

Doctor Quote

Each day I renew my commitment to excellence, continuous improvement, and the people who have entrusted me with their care.

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Boulder, CO

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How Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Education

  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internship - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain

Treatments

  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Discography
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • X-STOP®

Accolades for Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Director of Neurosurgical Service, Exempla Good Samaritan Hospital- Lafayette, CO
  • Medtronic Cranial Advisory Board
  • Kinjiro Iwata Award for outstanding contributions to Baylor’s Neurosurgical Department during his residency

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Boulder County Medical Society
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS)
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. E. Lee Nelson, MD

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Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303
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Primary Location:

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

Boulder Neurosurgical Associates & Justin Parker Neurological Institute

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Additional Locations

Longmont United Hospital
2030 Mountain View
Suite 500
Longmont, CO 80501
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Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center
300 Exempla Circle
Suite 270
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Platte Valley Medical Center
1610 Prairie Center Parkway
Suite 2230
Brighton, CO 80601
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Avusta Adventist Hospital
90 Health Park Drive
Suite 300
Louisville, CO 80027
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Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
300 Exempla Circle
Suite 130
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Foothills Surgery Center
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80303
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Longs Peak Hospital
1750 East Ken Pratt Boulevard
Third Floor
Longmont, CO 80504
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Profile last updated: June 19, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.