Eliot W. Nelson, MD

General Pediatrician
Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine


Pediatrician (Pediatrics)



353 Blair Park Road
Williston,  Vermont  05495


  • Aetna
  • American Progressive (Today's Options - Universal American)
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Since 1991, Eliot Nelson, MD, has been a member of The UVM Children's Hospital in Williston, VT. As a professor of pediatrics and attending pediatrician, Dr. Nelson provides primary care pediatrics and preventive health care to patients from birth to early adulthood.

Dr. Nelson's clinical focus is family-centered primary care, preventive pediatrics, and injury prevention. His care philosophy is to promote health, childhood development, mental well-being, and safety for all patients.

Dr. Nelson has served as a professor of pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT since 2003. He was recognized in 1990 by the Los Angeles Children's Hospital with a Philip E. Rothman Memorial Award for excellence in Pediatric Resident Education, Guidance and Inspiration. He was also recognized in 2001 by the Vermont Children's Forum with a David Goldberg Child and Youth Advocacy Award; in 2002 by the American Academy of Pediatrics with a Special Achievement Award for work on firearm injury prevention through legislative efforts; and in 2010 by the Vermont Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics with the Green Mountain Pediatrician Award. Dr. Nelson also serves as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention, currently working as the Council's membership coordinator.


Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent Care
  • Injury Prevention
  • Preventive Pediatrics
  • Primary Care

Research Interests

Injury and Violence Prevention, Teenage Driving Safety


Yale University School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Children's Hospital-Los Angeles - Pediatrics
Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Harvard University - English

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Pediatrics


Primary Language