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Stephen Craig Nelson, MD

Healthcare Provider
Vascular Anomalies Center
Childrens Minnesota Hematology Oncology
2530 Chicago AVE S STE 175
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Dr. Stephen Nelson completed his Board Certification in Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric from American Board of Pediatrics. He attended medical school and completed his pediatric residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. His pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship was completed at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He joined the hematology/oncology program at Children’s of Minnesota in 1993. He is the co-director of the Vascular Anomalies Center. His interests include caring for patients with sickle cell disease and working to decrease racial health care disparities.


Representative Publications:

Graph theory analysis reveals how sickle cell disease impacts neural networks of patients with more severe disease

Hydroxyurea use in young infants with sickle cell disease

Whole blood tissue factor procoagulant activity is elevated in patients with sickle cell disease

Weekend very high-dose intravenous deferoxamine in children with transfusional iron overload

Emergency management of sickle cell disease complications: review and practice guidelines

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