Eric C. Nelson, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr Eric Nelson

Dr. Nelson, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, specializes in general and robotic colorectal surgery. He joined University Surgical Associates in 2013.

Dr. Nelson has office hours at USA’s Hixson Office, USA’s Gunbarrel Office every first, third, and fifth Monday (1 – 4 pm), USA’s Surgical Specialties Building on Wednesday (1 – 3:50 pm), Erlanger Medical Mall on Thursday (1 – 3:50 pm) and CHI Memorial physician’s office building on Friday (8:30 – 11 am). He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, CHI Memorial Hospital, CHI Memorial Hixson, the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, Erlanger East, and Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Nelson is an assistant professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga.

Nurse: Megan Arnold, LPN
Contact: (423) 757-0760

Education

Undergraduate (1997 – 2002)
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN

Medical School (2002 – 2006)
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Surgery Internship (2007 – 2008)
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

General Surgery Residency (2008 – 2012)
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship (2012 – 2013)
University of Tennessee, College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

Medical Licenses: Tennessee – 2013, California – 2008
ABS – 2013

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society; Tennessee Medical Association

Eric C. Nelson,
MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr Eric Nelson

Dr. Nelson, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, specializes in general and robotic colorectal surgery. He joined University Surgical Associates in 2013.

Dr. Nelson has office hours at USA’s Hixson Office, USA’s Gunbarrel Office every first, third, and fifth Monday (1 – 4 pm), USA’s Surgical Specialties Building on Wednesday (1 – 3:50 pm), Erlanger Medical Mall on Thursday (1 – 3:50 pm) and CHI Memorial physician’s office building on Friday (8:30 – 11 am). He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, CHI Memorial Hospital, CHI Memorial Hixson, the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, Erlanger East, and Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Nelson is an assistant professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga.

Nurse: Megan Arnold, LPN
Contact: (423) 757-0760

Education

Undergraduate (1997 – 2002)
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN

Medical School (2002 – 2006)
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Surgery Internship (2007 – 2008)
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

General Surgery Residency (2008 – 2012)
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship (2012 – 2013)
University of Tennessee, College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

Medical Licenses: Tennessee – 2013, California – 2008
ABS – 2013

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society; Tennessee Medical Association