Eric Charles Nelson , MD

Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

(864) 560-7050

Medical Group Of The Carolinas
380 Serpentine Dr Ste 200
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Overview

Eric C. Nelson was born in Grinnell, Iowa, on October 22, 1946. He attended the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1964 through 1968. He subsequently graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1972. He completed a three year residency in Internal Medicine at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas in 1975. Thereafter, he served as a Fellow in Hematology-Oncology completing training in 1977. While in San Antonio, he served as a clinical instructor in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas School of Medicine. He was then transferred to the Keesler USAF Medical Center in Biloxi, Mississippi and to Howard Memorial Hospital in Biloxi, Mississippi. After completion of his Air Force service, he moved to Columbia, South Carolina where he served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine from 1979 until 1981. He moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1980 and together with Dr. James Bearden, with whom he had served in the U.S. Air Force, began Palmetto Hematology Oncology Associates. Dr. Nelson is a principle investigator in South West Oncology Group and actively participates in clinical research through the Spartanburg Upstate Clinical Community Oncology Program. He is a past President of the Spartanburg chapter of the American Cancer Society and prior Chief of Medicine at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the South Carolina Oncology Society, The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the South Carolina Medical Association. Dr. Nelson is on the staff of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Wallace Thomson Hospital, SRMC Hospital for Restorative Care and Upstate Carolina Medical Center. Dr. Nelson is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Nelson’s wife, Lynn, has completed a master’s degree in nursing and works part-time at Palmetto Hematology Oncology as an infusion nurse. They have two children; Katherine and Bryant. He attends Fernwood Baptist Church in Spartanburg. His interests include travel, golf, tennis and skiing. He loves music of all types and plays folk and classical guitar as well as bluegrass banjo.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 49 Years

Languages Spoken: Russian and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Wake Forest School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1972

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
  • Union Medical Center

Specialties: Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • BCBS SC BlueEssentials Network
  • Blue Select
  • BlueEssentials Individual and Family
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Molina place SC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Nelson's Office Information

Fax: (864) 456-0080
Website: www.spartanburgregional.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Nelson's Other Office Information

Medical Group Of The Carolinas
724 Hyatt St
Gaffney, SC 29341
(864) 488-3980

Fax:(864) 448-8399
Website:www.spartanburgregional.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Medical Group Of The Carolinas Hematology Oncology
380 Serpentine Dr Ste 200
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(864) 560-7050

Fax:(864) 456-0705
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Prisma Health Breast Center
1501 Sumter St
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 296-8888

Fax:
Website:www.palmettohealth.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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