Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Obstetrical Anesthesia

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011


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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Texas Medical School-Houston , 1992
  • B.S., Texas A&M University , 1988
  • Internship, Anesthesiology, U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr, 1993
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, WFU School of Medicine, 1996
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology

NPI Number

  • 1114902244
Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Kenneth E. Nelson, M.D.

Associate Professor, Obstetrical and Gynecological Anesthesiology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-718-8278 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Nelson KE, Tonidandel A. Interscapular pain during cesarean delivery under epidural anesthesia [letter]. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2011;20(2):196.

Nelson KE, Harris AP. Fetal physiology In: Chestnut DH, Polley LS, Tsen LC, Wong CA, eds. Chestnut's obstetric anesthesia: principles and practice. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier;2009: 73-86.

Pan P, Nelson K, Taylor N, Paitsel B, Grondin L. Effects of characteristics of combined spinal epidural on spinal and epidural analgesia outcomes [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2009 Oct 17-21; New Orleans (LA). 2009;():A702.

Reese W Jr, Reese J, Crews J, Nelson K. Epidural analgesia for vaginal delivery in a parturient with a lumbothoracic spinal cord stimulator [abstract]. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2007;32():A-76.

Grondin L, Nelson K, Lee S, Aponte O, Pan P. Comparing loss of resistance to air versus saline to identify epidural space or CSE labor analgesia [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2007;107():Abstr 667.

Nelson KE, James EC [sic] [Eisenach JC]. CSF concentration does not predict onset or duration of spinal fentanyl for labor analgesia [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2006;105():A758.

Nelson KE, Pan PH. Scrubs or dress-up in the preoperative clinic: does it matter? [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2006;105():A1601.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, Obstetrical and Gynecological Anesthesiology

Clinical Specialties

Obstetrical Anesthesia

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