Dr. Nelson was born and raised in Santa Cruz, Jamaica, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. He then attended Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., where he was inducted into the National Dental Honor Society Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Nelson completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Howard University Hospital and its affiliates. He remained on staff at Howard University Hospital for a year after completing his residency and was involved with teaching and supervising the oral and maxillofacial surgery residents.
Dr. Nelson performed surgery in a multi-group practice in the Baltimore area for two years before joining Associated Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Nelson is a member of MSDA and MASOMS and is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is licensed to practice oral and maxillofacial surgery in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Dr. Nelson is on staff at West Virginia University East Hospital and Frederick Memorial Hospital in Maryland and the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.
Dr. Nelson practices a full range of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a keen interest in the following: