Dr. Lori E Nelson, MD

Dr. Lori E. Nelson, MD

Dr. Lori E. Nelson, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (301) 581-8031

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Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthritis
  • back pain
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • musculoskeletal pain
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Procedures I Perform
  • epidural injection
  • gait analysis
  • joint injection
  • musculoskeletal injection
  • neck rehabilitation
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About the Provider

Lori Nelson, MD, is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship-trained in Interventional Spine/Pain Management. Her clinical practice emphasizes the nonsurgical management of musculoskeletal disease. Dr. Nelson specializes in fluoroscopic spine injections, non-operative orthopaedic/sports medicine, and occupational medicine.

Dr. Nelson previously worked in private practice in Northern Virginia and as an attending at Performance Spine and Sports Physicians (PSSP) in Pennsylvania.

She received her medical degree from Loma Linda University, completed an Internal Medicine internship at Drexel-Hahnemann University Hospital, and a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Boston Medical Center, where she served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine/Pain Management at PSSP.

Education
  • Residency Program: Boston University Medical Center (2008)
  • Internship Program: Drexel College of Medicine Hahnemann Univ Hosp (2005)
  • Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    Phone: 301-215-9420
    Fax: 301-215-4470

  • 6410 Rockledge Drive
    Champlain Building
    Suite 600
    Bethesda, MD 20817
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital