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David R. Nelson, MD

David R. Nelson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Director, UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Box 100214, Room M-440
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0214

TEL: (352) 273-9500
FAX: (352) 627-4179




MD State University of New York (Syracuse, NY)
Residency University of Massachusetts Internal Medcine
Fellowship University of Florida Gastroenterology


  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sub-specialty Board in Gastroenterology
  • Medical License in the State of Florida
  • Specialty Board, Transplant Hepatology


  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Florida Gastroenterologic Society

Awards and Honors (selected)

  • Excellence in Teaching Award – University of Florida Department of Medicine
  • Exemplary Teaching Award – University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Outstanding Alumnus Award – Syracuse Medical Alumni

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Liver Transplant
  • Liver Cancer-Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Disease

Research Interests

  • Cellular and Molecular Immunology in Hepatitis C


Nelson’s Publications


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