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Yvonne Sue Nelson
Cone Health Medical Group

Yvonne Sue Nelson, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine
Patient Rating
4.84/5 (Based on 69 Reviews)
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After more than 30 years in practice, Yvonne “Sue” Nelson, MD, is still passionate about serving as a board-certified family and geriatric medicine physician. She genuinely cares about helping her patients become and stay healthy.

Friendly and approachable, Nelson is a good listener who takes time to understand her patients’ needs and concerns. She especially likes working at Reidsville Primary Care, a smaller community-based practice.  

In her spare time, Nelson enjoys caring for and riding her horse.

“Since the age of 15, I wanted to become a physician. I particularly enjoy working in a smaller, more rural community where I can get to know my patients one-on-one, and work with them to achieve healthy outcomes.” - Sue Nelson, MD



Medical School

University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine


University of Missouri - Columbia


East Carolina University, Family Medicine


East Carolina University, Geriatric Medicine


University of Florida – Gainesville, Family Practice

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine


Provider Review Comments

April 12, 2019
I had a really great experience with my provider. she is an excellent provider and I hate to see her leave the practice. once I finally got a doctor that I really love and shes leaving. heart breaken
January 24, 2019
Dr. Nelson is a very good provider. She is aware of my medical history & was aware of my recent lab results & my plan of care reflective of this. Dr. Nelson is a very caring doctor. She puts you @ ease, puts things in language you can understand & makes you feel that you are her only patient @ the time of your visit, not distracted or hurried. I have recommended Dr. Nelson to a number of people.
January 15, 2019
very good
January 14, 2019
Dr. Nelson always goes above and beyond making you feel comfortable. Her bedside manner is wonderful and there are certainly other physicians who could learn from her.
January 03, 2019
I had an excellent experience with my care provider she's very knowledgeable and attentive to my needs
December 01, 2018
Excellent doctor.
November 13, 2018
I just went for a consultation, I wanted to change Dr's. Dr. Nelson made me very comfortable and relaxed. Decided to go with her the very same day.
November 09, 2018
My experience with Dr. Nelson, and the staff is very good.
November 01, 2018
Dr. Nelson is caring and makes you feel comfortable.
October 25, 2018
Dr. Nelson was very efficient and thorough. CHMG is lucky to have such a caring and compassionate provider. Highly recommend her to friends and family.
October 18, 2018
All my visits have been on time, concerned, and informative. GOOD
October 09, 2018
I think that Dr. Nelson is a REAL person who does not suffer from MDiety
October 03, 2018
Everything was good.
October 02, 2018
very good l really love the first time l meet her
August 12, 2018
The healthcare provided was very patient and concerned with my needs! She listened and answered my questions! Iam a new patient and so far its been a good experience!
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