Lewis S. Nelson

  • 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), 1997
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYC Poison Control Center, Medical Toxicology, 1995
  • Residency, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 1993

Locations and Appointments

50 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Agewell
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Child Health
  • 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
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • 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
  • Village Caremax
  • 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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  • A pilot application of automatic tweet detection of alcohol use at a music festival [Meeting Abstract]

    Aphinyanaphongs, Y; Lucyk, S; Nguyen, V; Nelson, L; Krebs, P; Su, M; Smith, S W
    Annals of emergency medicine. 2015 October 2015. 66 (4): S6-S6

  • 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

  • Babies and booze pediatric considerations in the management of ethanol intoxication

    Boroughf, WJ; Nelson, LS; Henretig, FM
    Emergency medicine. 2015. 47 (6): 272-274

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