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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Lorain Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lorain Family Health Center


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Good Samartian Regional Medical Center
Corvallis, OR USA

Residency - Valley Hospital Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Las Vegas, NV USA

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA

Undergraduate - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT USA


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kenneth Nelson, DO.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/2/2021, Dr. Nelson has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

169 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr Nelson is extremely professional and at the same time has a caring manner.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

I have already referred people to doctor Nelson, excellent heart doctor

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Dr. Nelson is thorough, a good listener and communicator. Good sense of humor!

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

every Everything about my experience with Cleveland Clinic has been wonderful. Dr. Nelson and his staff are wonderful. I thank them all from the bottom of my heart for their service.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

From scheduling an appointment, receiving reminders, speaking with someone, meeting with Dr. Nelson & staff, lab tests, and next appointment scheduling, my experience has been pleasant and thorough. personal that I came in contact with were very competent and courteous. I would recommend Dr. Nelson and all that work with him to anyone.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Nelson is very good in all aspects of my treatments/diagnosis

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

very nice, personable doctor, spent time discussing my problem

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

my doctors receptionist does an excellent job setting up my appointments

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. Nelson made me feel extremely comfortable, great listener, very personable and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

I would highly recommend Dr Nelson to my friends and family. This was my first visit with him, he took his time explaining things in reference to my problem.He was truly concerned and explained step he wished to take to help me.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

minimal wait to see doctor. Thorough diagnosis. I was informed on all questions.A relaxing meeting.Doctor has engaging personality.Satisfied.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr Nelson very professional and made me relaxed.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr. NelsonGreat Experience !

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

i was very appreciative of the time Dr spent with me. i have a long-standing issue, which has not been successfully dealt with

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr Nelson has always been courteous and concerned about me and my care. I was nervous at my first appt. with him, but he put me at ease and made me feel comfortable. I would recommend him to anybody looking for a heart specialist.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr Nelson took into consideration of my short and long term goals when planning my medical needs. His respect for me as a person and patient, is note worthy. that's why I'm writing this note!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

I am very happy with Dr. Nelson. He is very knowledgeable, caring, and has a great personality!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

dr Nelson was very professional and informative

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Dr. Nelson is very intelligent and caring. Dr. Nelson listens to what my concerns are and addresses them. He is very caring and compassionate. CCF needs more doctors like Dr. Nelson.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

I will highly recommend Cleveland Clinic services and especially Dr. Nelson for anyone needing cardiac care.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Nelson is a Class Act. He understands your concerns and calms your nerves. He actually LISTENS to you! I look forward to a long health relationship with him.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I was impressed with the time spent, many questions asked by the doctor, various courses of action and tests offered, etc. He was friendly and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr. Nelson is terrific, spent a good amount of time. I told all my family that I could highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. treated me like he knew me all my life. He was very thorough with his exam and explained everything clearly.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Nelson always takes the time to explain and to answer any questions. Very polite and respectful and I always will be in return.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Nelson is a good listener. He is very knowledgeable. I have high respect for his professionalism and way of making me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Nelson always discusses everything thoroughly and answers all of my questions and concerns thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

The care Dr. Nelson and his staff give to me is top notch!

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