Carl J. Nelson, MD

Carl J. Nelson, MD

Radiation Oncologist
Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine
University of Vermont Medical Center
Phone: 802-225-5820
Fax: 802-225-5825
Learn more about: Radiation Oncology


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National Life Cancer Treatment Center
130 Fisher Road
Berlin, VT 05602

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Phone: 802-225-5820
Fax: 802-225-5825
Hours at this location:
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm

Biographical Information

Dr. Carl Nelson is a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Medicine at UVM Medical Center and an assistant professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. His clinical and research interests include malignancies of the head and neck, central nervous system and breast as well as brachytherapy treatment for cancers of the prostate, cervix and skin.

At New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Nelson was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society and received the Stanley Bergen Medal of Excellence in academics and research. During his residency in the Radiation Oncology Department at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he served as chief resident and received the Dean's Research Award for his publication on treatment outcomes for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in African American women.


Radiation Oncology
Special Interests:
Brain Cancer, CNS Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer (Colon, Esophagus, Pancreas, Stomach), Genitourinary Cancer (Prostate, Kidney, Testicular), Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Spine Cancer
Stereotactic Radiation to Lung and Brain, Prostate and Gynecological Brachytherapy


Medical School:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – MD
Atlantic Health Systems/Overlook Hospital – Internal Medicine
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School -– Radiation Oncology