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Christopher Shaun Nelson, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-4912

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine


Professional Background

Dr. Chris Nelson is a native of Syracuse, NY, and obtained his undergraduate degree in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Rochester. During his time as an undergraduate, he developed a passion for the medical field, so following graduation he worked as a scribe at Rochester General Hospital. He received his M.D. at SUNY Upstate, and subsequently completed residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. After residency, he joined the faculty at URMC, where he splits time within the hospital medicine division - as a hospitalist - and the ED observation unit. He is excited to continue serving the Rochester community and is committed to delivering excellent patient care.



MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/25/2018 - 06/24/2021
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center