Doctor Nelson is Instructor of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Medicine at LLUMC. He provides general radiation oncology services at LLUMC’s outreach hospital in Murietta, California.
Doctor Nelson received his undergraduate education at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, being graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude). He attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and was awarded his M.D. degree in 2006, graduating with honors in cell biology. He completed his internship at Texas Tech University, Amarillo, Texas, and from 2007 to 2011 served his residency in radiation oncology at LLUMC. During residency he gained extensive experience with proton and photon irradiation for multiple anatomic sites, including fractionated, intracavitary, IMRT, and stereotactic irradiation. In addition, he has particular proficiency in several Electronic Medical Record applications.
Doctor Nelson participates in a variety of radiation oncology investigations at LLUMC-Murietta. He sees patients with cancers and other diseases, in a wide variety of anatomic sites, that are treated wholly or in part with radiation. He communicates regularly with colleagues at LLUMC regarding cases that can be treated with proton radiation therapy.