Harold S. Nelson, MD Ask a Question Refer Patient Harold S. Nelson, MD, is an allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Nelson is in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Professor Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2022 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Adult) Research Areas Allergen Immunotherapy See More View Curriculum Vitae Education Education 1969 University of Michigan, MS 1955 Emory University, MD 1951 Harvard College, BA Residency 1959 - 1962 Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, Internal Medicine Fellowship 1967 - 1969 University of Michigan, Allergy/Immunology Awards & Recognition American College of Allergy and Immunology: 2008, 2009: Harold S. Nelson Lectureship at annual meeting 2001: 1st Annual Gold-Headed Cane Award – for lifetime achievement 1995: Lester Mittelstaedt Lecturer 1990: McGovern Lecturer 1989: Jaros Lecturer 1986: Fellow, Distinguished Award 1985: Bela Schick Lecturer American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: 2008: Special Recognition Award 2005: Distinguished Service Award 2001-2017, 2020-2024 Present: Harold S. Nelson Lectureship at annual meeting National Jewish Health: 2006: Life-time Achievement Award 2005: Teacher of the Year Award Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2018-2022: Harold S. Nelson MD lecture at annual meeting World Allergy Organization: 2007: Outstanding Clinician Award Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Allergy and Immunology Professional Memberships American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) Colorado Allergy and Asthma Society Royal College of Physicians (London) Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Publications Nelson HS. Future directions in allergen immunotherapy. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2022 Jul 1;43(4):356-362. Nelson HS. Standardized allergen extracts for allergen immunotherapy. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2022 Jul 1;43(4):327-332. Nelson HS. To mix or not to mix in allergy immunotherapy vaccines. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Dec 1;21(6):583-589. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0000000000000784.PMID: 34475330. Nelson HS.How our treatment of asthma has changed in the last half century. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2021 Nov;127(5):518-519. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2021.05.016. Epub 2021 May 19.PMID: 34022389. Nelson HS. How our treatment of asthma has changed in the last half century. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2021 May 19:S1081-1206. Academic Affiliations Professor of Medicine Teaching & Professional Positions Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.