Dr. Nelms is a vascular surgeon who specializes in the surgical and endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disease, aneurysmal disease, peripheral arterial disease, venous disease, and the creation and maintenance of hemodialysis access. He is the chief of vascular surgery at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC).
After completing his vascular surgery training at University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), Dr. Nelms took a position as a clinical assistant professor of surgery at UM BWMC and has remained in this position for his entire career to date. He became the chief of vascular surgery at UM BWMC in 2015. He is committed to bringing the experience and expertise of academic vascular surgery practitioners to his community.
"AT UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, we have a robust team of vascular professionals who pride themselves in providing the highest level of care for our patients," Dr. Nelms says.
"Our office includes an integrated and dedicated vascular ultrasound lab where patients can obtain high-quality imaging studies at the time of their initial consultation. Our surgeons, with over 80 years of combined experience in vascular surgery are then able to employ advanced techniques and state of the art technology to their treatment plan for even the most complex of vascular pathology."
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West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2004
Allegheny General Hospital, 2010
University of Maryland Medical Center - VASCULAR SURGERY, 2012
American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery, 2014
American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2010
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UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
UM Shore Regional Health - Dorchester/Easton