Edward L Nelson

Edward L. Nelson, MD


Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

Breast cancer, Gastrointestinal cancers, Integrative oncology, cancer survivorship and psychoneuroimmunology, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Oncology education, Tumor immunology and immunotherapy

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
Medical School
Oregon Health Sciences University
Strong Memorial HospitalMed
University of RochesterIM Residency
Stanford UniversityOncology
Stanford UniversityPed. Immunology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor of Medicine — Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry — School of Biological Sciences
  • Member — Cancer Research Institute
  • Member — Center for Immunology
  • Member — Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Member — NSF-IGERT LifeChips Program
  • Fellow — American College of Physicians
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lymphoma) — Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2013
  • Physicians of Excellence — Orange County Medical Association, 2014-2015, 2018
  • Elected Fellow — American College of Physicians, 2010
  • Physician of Excellence — Orange County Medical Association, 2007-2009
  • Southern California Super Doctor — 2008
More Information

Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Cancer Vaccines
  • Dendritic Cells
  • GM-CSF: Growth Factor and Immune Modulator
  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Stress, Immunity and Cancer: The Mind-Body Connection
  • Tumor Immunology

Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic
1002 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-824-8600
UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000