Dr. Nelson is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist who is now seeing patients in Concord, Danvers, and Newton Wellesley in addition to MassGeneral.
Dr. Nelson received his medical degree from Georgetown University in 2005. He completed his residency in 2008 at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he also completed his fellowship training in pediatric pulmonology in 2011. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Nelson serves as the director of pediatric bronchoscopy and is the associate fellowship director of the pediatric pulmonary program at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He is also the associate director for CME for the department of pediatrics at MGHfC
His areas of special interest include asthma, chronic cough, bronchoscopy, shortness of breath/exercise difficulty, tracheomalacia, general pulmonary disorders, and bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
A resident of Boxborough, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their twin daughters.
ResearchThe Influence of MBL on the Lung Macrophage Response to Influenza A Virus
Pediatric Thoracic Neoplasm. Textbook of Pediatric Chest Imaging. Editor; Robert Cleveland, MD. In Press.
Pocket Pediatrics: The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatrics, Editor: Paritosh Prasad, MD, 2010
Tiotropium use in pediatric patients with asthma or chronic cough: A case series. Clinical Pediatrics. 2014.
Recombinant human mannose-binding lectin dampens human alveolar macrophage inflammatory responses to influenza A virus in vitro. J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Jan 7.
Vitamin D rescues impaired Mycobacterium tuberculosis-mediated TNF release in HIV+ macrophages through enhanced TLR signaling pathway in vitro. Infect Immun. 2012 Oct 15.
Case Report: BRD4-NUT Carcinoma of the Mediastinum in a Pediatric Patient: Multidetector CT Imaging Findings. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 April 14.
Neuropathology in Neuropathology in Rhinosinusitis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Jan 1; 171(1):5-11.
Call the Massachusetts General Hospital physician referral service at 800-711-4644.
Mass General accepts most health insurance plans. Find out what you need to know before coming to Mass General.
Driving to Mass General? Get driving directions or locate a parking lot on the hospital's main campus.