Roscoe Nelson, MD

Urologist

Expertise

Prostate Cancer

Education

Brigham Young University, University of California, San Diego

Highlights

Experience

Roscoe Nelson, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering prostate cancer. Dr. Nelson has been practicing urology in Arizona since 1999 and is a partner in Arizona State Urology. His practice encompasses all urologic conditions with a strong focus on prostate cancer, incontinence, kidney stones and male sexual health. He has a special interests in integrating social media into his practice having been active on Twitter as @ThePeeDoc for many years. His website, www.peedoc.com is geared to make patients comfortable with difficult topics. His goal is to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for all patients.

Education

Dr. Nelson received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University where he graduated as the valedictorian of his class. He completed his doctorate of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, followed by training in general surgery and urologic residency at the University of California, Davis. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology (ABU) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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