Heidi Nelson, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Colon cancer
  2. Rectal cancer
  3. Recurrent cancer
  • Primary colorectal cancer
  • Recurrent colorectal cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Minimally invasive colorectal surgery
  • Quality of life and surgery
  • Standardization of surgical practice
  • Role of nutrition in cancer

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1990
    Fellow - Leo Hirsch Traveling FellowUniversity of Washington
  2. 1989
    Research FellowshipMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1988
    Fellow - Colon and Rectal SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1987
    Resident - General SurgeryOregon Health and Science University
  5. 1985
    Fellow - American Cancer Society FellowOregon Health and Science University
  6. 1982
    Internship - General SurgeryOregon Health and Science University
  7. 1981
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Washington
  8. 1977
    BSWestern Washington University

Certifications

  1. 1989
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  2. 1988
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2006
    Honorary MemberMackenzie Society, Oregon Health and Science University
  2. 2005
    Fred C. Andersen ProfessorshipMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 1998
    James IV Traveling FellowshipAwarding Organization
  4. 1993
    Career Development AwardAmerican Cancer Society
  5. 1990
    Research AwardNew England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  6. 1989
    Leon Hirsch Traveling ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  7. 1987
    Martin Howard Scholarship AwardAwarding Organization
  8. 1987
    Investigator AwardPlastic Surgery Education Foundation
  9. 1977
    Most Outstanding Graduate of Biology DepartmentWestern Washington University

Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Chairs
  2. 2012 - present
    MemberRochester Diversity and Inclusion Council
  3. 2012 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic - University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Steering Committee
  4. 2011 - 2014
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2011 - present
    Program DirectorMicrobiome Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  6. 2010 - present
    MemberAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  7. 2010 - present
    Program DirectorAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  8. 2006 - 2011
    MemberClinical Oncology Study Section, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  9. 2006 - 2011
    ChairClinical Oncology Study Section, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  10. 2006 - 2009
    MemberClinical Trials Advisory Committee, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  11. 2005 - 2011
    Co-ChairOncology Group, American College of Surgeons
  12. 2005 - 2011
    Co-ChairAmerican College of Surgery Oncology Group
  13. 2004 - 2005
    PresidentNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  14. 2002 - 2005
    Vice ChairNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  15. 2002
    ChairSurgical Therapy of Colorectal Cancer, Hindgut Session, World Congress of Gastroenterology
  16. 2002
    ChairColon Cancer, Interactive Session, World Congress of Gastroenterology
  17. 2002 - present
    LiaisonGenomics Liaison Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 2002 - present
    MemberAdvisory Committee, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  19. 2001 - 2002
    PresidentMayo Clinic Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  20. 2001
    ChairSubcommittee H, Initial Review Committee (Study Section), National Cancer Institute
  21. 2001
    MemberFrameworks for Assessing Clinical Utility of Diagnostic Tests, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  22. 2001 - present
    Vice PresidentNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  23. 2000 - 2002
    PresidentResearch Foundation, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  24. 2000
    President-ElectMayo Clinic Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  25. 2000
    MemberInternational Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  26. 2000
    MemberAmerican Joint Commission on Cancer
  27. 1999 - 2010
    LeaderGI Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  28. 1999 - 2010
    MemberInternal Scientific Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  29. 1999 - 2001
    MemberRochester Clinical Facilities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  30. 1999
    MemberResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester - Executive Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  31. 1999
    ChairColorectal Cancer Surgery Guidelines Meeting, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  32. 1999 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  33. 1998 - 2000
    Vice PresidentResearch Foundation, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  34. 1998 - 1999
    MemberInstitutional Clinical Research Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 1998 - present
    Senior Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  36. 1997 - 2006
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  37. 1997 - 2000
    MemberExecutive/Electoral Committee, Mayo Clinic Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  38. 1997 - 1999
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  39. 1997
    Program ChairNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  40. 1996 - 2001
    MemberSubcommittee H, Initial Review Committee (Study Section), National Cancer Institute
  41. 1996
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  42. 1996 - present
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  43. 1996 - present
    MemberColorectal Cancer Section, Cooperative Group Clinical Trials Program, American College of Surgeons
  44. 1995 - 2011
    MemberSociety of University Surgeons
  45. 1995 - 1996
    MemberData Monitoring Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  46. 1995 - present
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  47. 1995 - present
    MemberDistrict #2 Committee on Applicants, Minnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  48. 1994 - 2001
    ChairAwards Committee, Research Foundation, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  49. 1994 - 1998
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  50. 1994 - 1995
    MemberContinuous Improvement Task Force on Patient Waiting Time in the Sixth Floor Lobby, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  51. 1994 - 1995
    MemberCommittee for Review of Colorectal Cooperative Clinical Trials, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  52. 1994
    MemberNominating Committee, Officers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  53. 1994
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  54. 1994 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Surgery
  55. 1994 - present
    MemberOutpatient GI & CRS Integration Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  56. 1994 - present
    MemberBoard of Trustee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  57. 1993 - 1996
    MemberAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  58. 1993 - 1996
    MemberYoung Surgeons Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  59. 1993 - 1995
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Surgical Society
  60. 1993
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  61. 1993
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  62. 1993
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  63. 1993 - present
    MemberMinimally Invasive Surgery Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery
  64. 1992 - 1995
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  65. 1992
    ChairAwards Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  66. 1992
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  67. 1992
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  68. 1991 - 1994
    MemberEqual Opportunities Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  69. 1991
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  70. 1991
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  71. 1991
    MemberAssociation of Women Surgeons
  72. 1991 - present
    MemberGeneral Surgery Undergraduate Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  73. 1990 - 1995
    MemberSurgical Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  74. 1990 - 1995
    ChairYoung Researcher's Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  75. 1990
    Affiliate MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  76. 1990
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  77. 1990 - present
    MemberMayo Lower GI Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  78. 1989
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  79. 1989 - present
    MemberNorthwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  80. 1988 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  81. 1987
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  82. 1987
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  83. 1987
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  84. 1985
    CandidateAmerican College of Surgeons
  85.  
    MemberBoard of Governors, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  86.  
    MemberColon and Rectal Surgery, Journal Club, Department of Surgery
  87.  
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  88.  
    MemberMedical-Industry Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  89.  
    Scientific CoordinatorSurgery Section, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
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