Cameron Nelson, PA-C*

Specialties: Family Medicine & Urgent Care

We are pleased to introduce Cameron Nelson, physician assistant-certified (PA-C), who works at 1st Choice Urgent Care – Bannock Highway in Pocatello, a member of Bingham Healthcare.

With more than10 years of medical experience, Cameron assesses patients of all ages by performing a comprehensive history, physical examination, and appropriate diagnostic testing. He formulates plans to manage a patient’s condition medically and serves as a health information resource through interactions with patients and their families.

Specifically, he treats patients with acute illnesses including fever, dehydration, influenza, asthma exacerbation, pneumonia, accidental ingestion, appendicitis, bowel obstructions, gastroenteritis, serious bug bites, burns, abscesses, and other viral illnesses. He also treats patients with head injuries, lacerations, sprains, fractures, and dislocations.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Southern Utah University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia University. He then completed a 12-month Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.

Cameron was born and raised in Rockland, Idaho. When he is not practicing medicine, he enjoys fly fishing, scuba diving, skiing, baseball, and traveling with his wife, Kassidy, and their daughters.

 

*This provider proudly participates in the Bingham Direct Program.

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