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Dr. Paula Nelson, MD


Professional statement

Family Dermatology of Palm Harbor has treated and served several generations of patients from the Palm Harbor community. The physician and staff are known for their friendly disposition, hospitality and deep concern for patients health. Paula Nelson, M.D. Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology | Atlanta – St Joseph | Reading | Camp Creek | Dr. Nelson is board certified as both a dermatologist and dermatopathologist, giving her added insight into the nature and treatment of skin disorders. Prior to entering the practice of dermatology, Dr. Nelson was an assistant professor and the director of dermatopathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Nelson is an active lecturer on a wide variety of dermatology topics. Dr. Nelson has been in practice since 1996. She founded Family Dermatology under the name Paula Nelson M.D. & Associates in 1997. EDUCATION: M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine M.S. Ed., University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Education B.S., Biochemistry, City College of New York A.S., Biology and Chemistry, Bronx Community College INTERNSHIP: The New York Hospital RESIDENCY: Washington University Medical Center/Barnes Hospital FELLOWSHIP IN DERMATOPATHOLOGY : Washington University Medical Center/Barnes Hospital

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  • Dermatologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology (Dermatology)

Education and training

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Residency in Dermatology
  • Medical School - University of Pennsylvania
  • The New York Hospital, Internship in Dermatology

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

Family Dermatology

2445 Tampa Rd., Suite C

Palm Harbor, FL 34683

Family Dermatology

1305 S Ft Harrison Ave, Building A

Clearwater, FL 33756

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