Lars S. Nelson, MD graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering in 2004. Following, he proceeded to St. George’s University School of Medicine graduating with honors. He completed his general surgery residency at Orlando Health and went on to further specialize in a Bariatric, Metabolic, and Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship at Orlando Health.
Dr. Nelson specializes in both bariatric and general surgery using a minimally invasive approach. In select cases, he offers robotic surgery utilizing the Da-Vinci Surgical System. Bariatric procedures performed include sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, bilio-pancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, and laparoscopic gastric band. In addition to bariatric surgery, he performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures as well as a broad range of general surgical procedures of the abdomen, breast, colon, thyroid, and trauma surgery.
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery
University of Florida
St. George’s University School of Medicine
Awards & Recognitions
Excellence in Teaching Award- Best Surgery Resident Teacher
Honors, School of Medicine, St. George’s University
Iota Epsilon Alpha (IEA) Honors Society, St. George’s University
Dean’s List, St. George’s University
Cum Laude, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Dean’s List, University of Florida
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
President’s Club, Vector Marketing Company
Golden Key Honor Society