Lewis S. Nelson, MD

  • Specialties: Toxicology, Emergency Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-5550


  • Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Vice Chair Academic Affairs
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Medical Toxicology), 1996
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYC Poison Control Center, Medical Toxicology, 1995
  • Residency, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 1993
  • MD from Suny - Downstate Medical Ctr, 1989

Locations and Appointments

46 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Department of Labor
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Emergency Medicine

550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-5550

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  • Double take.is re-exposure necessary to explain delayed recurrent opioid toxicity?

    Berman, A; Nelson, LS; Majlesi, N
    Emergency medicine. 2015. 47 (3): 121-124

  • Estimating nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the USA from social media [Meeting Abstract]

    Chary, Michael; Genes, Nick; Giraud-Carrier, Christophe; Hanson, Carl; Nelson, Lewis; Manini, Alex F
    Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia). 2015 MAY. 53 (4): 371-372

  • Letter in response to "The Vitamin B12 analog cobinamide is an effective hydrogen sulfide antidote in a lethal rabbit model"

    Fernandez, Denise; Legrand, Melissa; Abujaber, Samer; Nelson, Lewis S
    Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia). 2015 Jan. 53 (1): 73-73

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