Dr. Nelson brings over 35 years of experience into the addiction medical field. Dr. Nelson has the passion and knowledge in providing the best treatment for each of his patients. He attended the University of Nevada Medical School and completed his post-graduate training at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, NY. Dr. Nelson has been practicing medicine since 1980 and brings his years of expertise to our program to ensure greater success with our clients. Dr. Nelson is trained in addiction medicine, and has seen first-hand what addiction and alcoholism can do to the mind and body. He believes that a compassionate approach in a non-judgmental environment, coupled with the appropriate medication, will allow for the greatest chance of physical and mental healing that can lead to a successful detoxification process and lasting sobriety for each individual.