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Jennifer L. Nelson, MD

Audiology, Otolaryngology, Ears, Nose and Throat

Provider Rating



414 reviews

Visit Preparation: 4.8
Patient Recomm...: 4.8
Provider Explan...: 3.9
Office Wait Time: 4.4

LewisGale Physicians

830 Davis St, Suite 1
Blacksburg, VA 24060

About Jennifer L. Nelson

Dr. Nelson grew up in Jackson, WY, and earned her degree in Biology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. She taught high school biology for two years then attended medical school at University of Washington in Seattle. She completed her Otolaryngology residency at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL and has since been working in Blacksburg. She is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Nelson treats a variety of conditions of the ears, nose, and throat, including ear infections, sinusitis, allergies, hoarseness, snoring, thyroid nodules, trouble swallowing, and chronic tonsillitis. She performs procedures such as tonsillectomy, ear tube placement, septoplasty, sinus surgery, thyroidectomy, vocal cord injections, and excision of head and neck tumors. Dr. Nelson is a member of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the American Rhinologic Society.

She lives in Blacksburg with her husband (who is a Hokie from West Virginia) and their two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys trail running, drawing and painting, skiing, and camping.


Medical School
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Certifications & Memberships

Board-Certified, American Board of Otolaryngolog


LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, LewisGale Hospital Pulaski



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

Abscess, Cyst-Incision, and Drainage, Adenoidectomy, Airway Obstruction, Allergies, Ankyloglossia (Tongue-Tied), Balloon Sinuplasty, Biopsy - Nose, Mouth, Tongue, Ear, Cerumen Removal, Chronic Cough, Chronic Ear Infections, Chronic Sinusitis, Chronic Tonsillitis, Control ant. Epistaxis/Simple, Debridement Mast/Complex, Debridement Mastoid, Deviated Nasal Septum, Dexamethasone Injection, Direct Laryngoscopy, Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy, Goiter, Head and Neck Cancers, Hearing Loss, Hoarseness, Hyperparathyroidism, I&D Peritonsillar Abscess, Myringotomy, Nasal Congestion, Nasal Obstruction, Nasal Polyps, Nasal/Sinus Laryngoscopy, Nasal/Sinus Surgical Endoscopy w/Debridement, Nasopharyngoscopy, Neck Masses, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Recurrent Nosebleeds, Removal FB-Nose, Ear, Retropharyngeal abscess, Salivary Gland Infections/Stone, Salivary Gland Tumors, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Throat, Thyroid Goiter, Thyroid Nodules/Cancer, Thyroglossal duct cyst, Tonsillectomy, Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy, Trach Change, Tracheoscopy, Tubes, Tympanometry w/PET


Ears, Nose and Throat

Office Locations

LewisGale Physicians
830 Davis St
Suite 1
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 443-7400

Additional Locations

LewisGale Physicians

106 Wadsworth Street
Radford, VA 24141 (540) 639-9023