Joseph L Nelson Iii, MD - Medicare Gastroenterology in Salem, VA

Joseph L Nelson Iii, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology" physician in Salem, Virginia. He went to Medical College Of Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine and graduated in 1978 and has 42 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Gastroenterology. He is a member of the group practice Lewis Gale Physicians Llc and his current practice location is 1802 Braeburn Dr, Salem, Virginia. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (540) 772-3400.

Joseph L Nelson Iii is licensed to practice in Virginia (license number 0101031349) and he also participates in the medicare program. He accepts medicare assignments (which means he accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and his NPI Number is 1447238522.

Contact Information

Joseph L Nelson Iii, MD
1802 Braeburn Dr,
Salem, VA 24153-7357
(540) 772-3400
(540) 725-5016

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Physician's Profile

Full NameJoseph L Nelson Iii
GenderMale
SpecialityGastroenterology
Experience42 Years
Location1802 Braeburn Dr, Salem, Virginia
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. He accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Joseph L Nelson Iii attended and graduated from Medical College Of Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1978
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1447238522
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 01/09/2006
  • Last Update Date: 02/07/2020
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1850421413
  • Enrollment ID: I20100609000456

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Joseph L Nelson Iii such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1447238522NPI-NPPES
006097821MedicaidVA
1447238522MedicaidVA
260855OtherANTHEM
100009140OtherMC RAILROAD

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0100XInternal Medicine - Gastroenterology 0101031349 (Virginia)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Lewisgale Medical CenterSalem, VAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Lewis Gale Physicians Llc6507886231173

Medicare Reassignments

Some practitioners may not bill the customers directly but medicare billing happens through clinics / group practice / hospitals where the provider works. Medicare reassignment of benefits is a mechanism by which practitioners allow third parties to bill and receive payment for medicare services performed by them. Joseph L Nelson Iii allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameLewis Gale Physicians Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1902977705
PECOS PAC ID: 6507886231
Enrollment ID: O20051128000164

Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment

Any physician or other eligible professional who prescribes Part D drugs must either enroll in the Medicare program or opt out in order to prescribe drugs to their patients with Part D prescription drug benefit plans. Joseph L Nelson Iii is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Joseph L Nelson Iii, MD
2000 Health Park Dr Fl Hp2,
Brentwood, TN 37027-4525

Ph: (615) 373-7600
Joseph L Nelson Iii, MD
1802 Braeburn Dr,
Salem, VA 24153-7357

Ph: (540) 772-3400

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