Michele Nelson, MD

Accepting New Patients Board Certified Telehealth Offered
Specialties
Locations
  • UCR Health Comprehensive Psychiatric Services – Riverside, CA
    3390 University Avenue, Suite 115
    Riverside, CA 92501
  • UCR Health Comprehensive Psychiatric Services – Irvine, CA
    18881 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 1227
    Irvine, CA 92612

Personal

Languages
English
Doctor Bio
Michele Nelson, MD is a double board-certified psychiatrist at UCR Health. She is board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry. Dr. Nelson came to UCR from UC Irvine Department of Psychiatry. She is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at UCR, and previously served as the Vice Chair of UCR Health. Dr. Nelson graduated summa cum laude with honors in psychology from New York University. She attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and completed adult psychiatry residency at UC Irvine Department of Psychiatry. She served as Chief Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at UC Irvine, and has engaged in research throughout her career. Dr. Nelson has participated in research funded by the National Institute of Health. The focus of Dr. Nelson’s clinical and academic work is the successful treatment of childhood disorders. She has spoken on these issues to communities, students, clinicians and educators both locally and abroad. Dr. Nelson works with children and families to overcome the challenges of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), depression, and anxiety.
Gender
Female

Professional

Medical Services
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Hospital Affiliation
  • Riverside University Health System – Medical Center
Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry - General
Training / Memberships
  • American Psychiatric Association|American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • Member, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Publications
Accepted Insurances
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Care
We accept most major PPOs and HMOs. If you have questions about your insurance provider, our team will be happy to help.

Education

Medical School
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine (MD) – Rochester, NY
Residency
  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA – Psychiatry
Fellowship
  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA – Chief Fellow, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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