3020 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Univ of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine
University of Illinois at Peoria College of Med
St Louis University
Dr. James Nelson is a neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Dr. Nelson earned a bachelor's degree at Southern Illinois University and his medical degree from University of Illinois. He completed his pediatrics residency at University of Illinois before serving as a general pediatrician for four years In Springfield, Ill. He then continued pursuing his medical education, becoming a child neurology fellow at St Louis University.
Dr. Nelson joined Rady Children's as a physician in 2016. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Nelson practices as a general child neurologist, providing care for a variety of neurological disorders. He has a special interest in headache issues and developmental disorders.
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