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Eric Richard Nelson, MD


(952) 925-4161

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine
    Iowa City


  • Residency - University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Los Angeles
  • Fellowship - University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Los Angeles

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Minnesota Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Specialists
6405 France AVE S
Suite W460
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 925-4161

Secondary Location(s):

North Suburban Eye Clinic
3960 Coon Rapids BLVD
Suite 314
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Personal Biography

Dr. Eric Nelson is a board-certified ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon. His specialty is plastic surgery of the eyes and lacrimal system. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa college of Medicine in 1985, interned at the University of Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles County, and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in California. He completed his oculoplastics fellowship training under Henry L. Baylis, M.D. at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons, the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, the Minnesota Medical Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Nelson founded Minnesota Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery in 1990 and has been in private practice in Edina over 20 years.