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Welcome New Radiologist Andrew Nelson MD


Tillamook County General Hospital welcomes Andrew Nelson, MD, now providing diagnostic radiology services as a member of the Medical Staff. Dr. Nelson holds specialty board certification in Diagnostic Radiology.

After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Walla Walla University, Dr. Nelson earned his doctor of medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine, followed by a residency in Diagnostic Radiology.

Most recently, he practiced as a general radiologist and was chief of the MRI section at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Dr. Nelson enjoys working in all areas of Radiology, and has special interest in MRI, mammography and light interventional procedures.

“I became interested in becoming a physician when I was about 12 years old,” shares Dr. Nelson. “My grandpa who was a surgeon told interesting stories about helping people through healing. I also had a grade school teacher who inspired me to use my skills to help others.”

In his free time, Dr. Nelson enjoys bird-watching, jogging, gardening and spending time with his wife and two young children. They are happy to be living in our coastal community with its many opportunities for outdoor adventures and friendly people.