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Heather Sandness Nelson, MD

Heather Sandness Nelson
Caring For You Since 2017

Heather Sandness Nelson, MD

Accepting New Patients

Location of Practice

Primary Location

Center for Women
1000 E. Rosser Ave.
Bismarck ND 58501
Phone: 701.712.4500
Toll Free: 800.472.2113
Appointments: 701.712.4501
Appointments (Toll Free): 855.530.6001

Satellite Location
4th Thursday of each month
Coal Country Community Health Center – Hazen Clinic (located in Sakakawea Medical Center)
510 8th Ave NE
Hazen, ND 58545
Appointments: 855.530.6001

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About Me

Obstetrics & Gynecology

August 2017
Professional Interests
Abnormal pap smears and cervical cancer screening
Abnormal uterine bleeding
General and high risk obstetrics
Vaginal surgery and robotic-assisted surgery using the da Vinci® system
Professional Memberships
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Medical Association
North Dakota Medical Association
Sixth District Medical Society
Medical School
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences – Grand Forks, ND
Internship (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center – Hartford, CT
Residency (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center – Hartford, CT
Imogen and Naomi Adams Memorial Scholarship, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Personal Interests
Being outdoors – especially camping and boating
Family time

Ratings & Reviews

What My Patients Are Saying

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Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.5 out of 5
87 Patient Surveys
Knows Medical History
Quality of Care
Time Spent With Patient

Feb 14, 2020
I love Mid Dakota Women's Clinic.The staff is extremely helpful and nice and Dr Sanderson Nelson is the best Dr I have ever had.
Feb 6, 2020
The provider I had seen for years, Dawn Lorass, is no longer at the clinic. I chose Sandness, never seen her before. I wanted Bradley, but the main reason for my visit was to get an RX refill, and she was booked too far out. Dr Bradley and Lorass, even Dr Robert Bury before that ALWAYs wrote the script for me, Zoloft, for years now! Sandness said she can't refill them anymore and that I would need to see a primary care doctor, I don't have one, I've always doctored at The Center for Women, or the Today Clinic! I'm not happy that she won't continue to refill my antidepressant medication and that I have to find a new doctor to do it! I've always had it refilled for years by my ob/gyno! It's a real inconvenience....don't know if I will see or recommend Dr. Sandness to anyone.
Jan 30, 2020
have the dr you are seeing in the ultrasound room when you are having an ultrasound
Jan 16, 2020
the doctor I saw seemed inexperienced, didn't communicate well, didn't explain the procedure she performed which proved to be overkill and unneccesary.
Jan 7, 2020
Very personable experience
Dec 26, 2019
My yearly visit was conducted well, and I was able to see Dr Sandness Nelson and another day to see Dr Thomas Hutchens for any questions before he retires.I appreciated the excellent care from him for about 20 years. He will be greatly missed.


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