Jeffrey Paul Nelson, M.D.
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Birth date 09/11/1972, San Antonio Texas; Citizenship United States


Undergraduate, 07/1991-05/1996, Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Texas at
Postgraduate, 07/1996-05/2000, Doctor of Medicine, Texas Tech School of Medicine,
Top Quarter.


07/1995-05/1996, Laboratory Assistant for Robert McMahon, Ph.D. University of Texas
at Arlington, Department of Biology.
07/1997-07/1998 Anatomy Lab Teaching Assistant, Supervisor: Bernell Dailey, Ph.D.
Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech University School of Medicine.
07/2000-06/2001 : Intern in Internal Medicine; Supervisor: Tom Blackwell, M.D.
Galveston, Texas. University of Texas Medical Branch.
07/2001 to 06/2004: Resident physician in Neurology; Supervisor: John Calverley, M.D.
Galveston, Texas. University of Texas Medical Branch.
07/2004 to 08/2005: Assistant Professor, Electromyography Laboratory Director,
Assistant Residency Program Director; University of Texas Medical Branch.
09/2005 to 12/2009: Private Practice, Fort Sanders Neurology Associates and Knoxville Headache Center, Knoxville, TN
01/2010 to Present:  Hospital based clinic, Nor Lea Hospital, Lovington, NM


A.  Headache
B.  Electrodiagnostic medicine
C.  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease
D.  Stroke:  Established JCAHO Primary Stroke Center at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center as Stroke Director


American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
American Headache Society (AHS)
International Headache Society (IHS)
American Association of Sleep Medicine
American Pain Society (APS)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; June 2005 #53309
United Council for Neurologic Specialties, Headache Medicine, October 2008 #HM00382-08


Diplomate, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine; May 2007 #3202


Texas, active since 07/2004
New Mexico, active since 11/2009


1996-1997    School of Medicine Class Officer for Activities
1997-1998    School of Medicine, Phi Beta Pi Fraternity, President
1998- 1999   School of Medicine Class Officer, Vice-President
2000: Class of 2000 William Osler Award
1994- 1995 U. T. Arlington Outstanding Premedical Student Scholarship
1995- 1996 U. T. Arlington Outstanding Premedical Student Scholarship
1994- 1995 U. T. Arlington Medical and Dental Preparatory Association, Vice-President
1995- 1996 U. T. Arlington Medical and Dental Preparatory Association, President


11/2002: Botulinum Toxin for Headache
11/2003: Peripheral Nerve Trauma
04/2004: Peroxisomal Disorders with a focus on Refsum’s Disease
08/2004: Cardioembolic Stroke
03/2005: Secondary Headache Syndromes
08/2010: Neuromuscular Emergencies

Speakers Bureau:

Pfizer 2004-present
GSK 2005-present
Endo Pharmaceuticals 2009


Nelson, J. Safety Experience with Rapid IV Valproate for Abortive Treatment of Migraine. Headache. Headache. 2010;S1:76

Nelson, J. Safety Experience with IV Haloperidol for Abortive Treatment of Migraine. Headache. 2010;S1:76

Nelson, J. Fernandes De Las Penas, Cesar. Simons, David. Cervical Trigger Points in Headache Disorders. Practical Pain Management. 2008 ; 8(7) : 59-64

Nelson, J. Temporomandibular Dysfunction Migraine Link. Practical Pain Management. 2008 ; 8(2) : 66-67

Mandava P, Lick SD, Rahman MA, Langsjoen H, Reddy KV, Nelson J, Kent TA. Initial safety experience of abciximab and heparin for acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis.2005; 19(4):276-8

Ho H, Nelson J. Gas Gagrene. 2001.

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