Credentials

Credentials

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Residencies

    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

  • Internships

    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

  • Fellowships

    • University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

7 Vermont DriveLake Success, NY 11042

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/13/2018
"i was treated very well during my visit"
09/03/2018
"Dr. Nellens was amazing at making me feel at ease with my procedure."
08/22/2018
"Dr. Nellans was very very good."
08/20/2018
"Dr Nellins explained everything very clearly and advised what I may expect as my arm heals. she is very detailed."
08/20/2018
"I believe my positive experience will bring me back. Thank You"
08/07/2018
"I wouldn't trust anyone with my hands other than dr Kate nellans. I am a dog groomer for 25 yrs and developed severe arthritis in both hands which required major surgery. I thought my career was over but with the care of Dr Nellans and several operations I defied the odds. it was the because I had an excellent,compassionate surgeon who had the confidence that I would resume my career as a groomer that my surgeries and recovery's were successful. I also thank Sherry Dr Nellans physicians assistant for being so kind and helpful. Dr Nellans I can't thankyou enough"
06/25/2018
"pleasant, caring, compassionate, professional and highly qualified"
06/22/2018
"I have already told 2 of my friends about the provider in case they know someone with similar case."
05/25/2018
"Dr. Nellans is an asset to the system. She should be the leading representative for Northwell Physician group."
05/24/2018
"Caring, understanding, concern doctor, there to help me, asked me questions, made sure I am happy, if any pain, was there for me."
05/21/2018
"Dr. Nellans is exceptionally good. Her coordinator Kristel is the best."
05/17/2018
"Dr. Nellans was one of the nicest and best doctors ive have had. She was kind, listened and gave me good treatment adivse"
04/25/2018
"I sow already 3 doctors with this some issue . Finally find wright one. Thank you"
04/19/2018
"Dr. Nellans radiates knowledge, compassion and sincerity. May Allah bless her."
04/15/2018
"Dr.Nellans is the best of all my doctors. She is very compassionate,caring,attentive, and has the best bedside manner. I have had 4 successful operations on my hands. I wouldn't trust my hands in ant other doctors hands. Dr Nellans is very thorough and explains everything very specifically. She made me feel at ease the day of my surgeries. I would highly recommend Dr.Nellans she is wonderful. Physicians as good and caring as she is are hard to find. I thank her for all she has done for me and my hands"
01/25/2018
"Dr. Nellans is the best."
12/18/2017
"Dr. Nellans was WONDERFUL in every way."
12/09/2017
"Pleasant experience."
12/08/2017
"I'm extremely happy to have Dr. Nellans as my doctor. 8. EXCELLENT. "
12/06/2017
"Felt very comfortable with her - Very friendly and seems to know her staff."
11/27/2017
"Excellent overall, but MD left room and didn't return for any discharge instructions or to say good-bye."
10/19/2017
"-Initial consult exam- so far- so good!"
10/17/2017
"Dr. Nellans takes the time to explain everything and she takes her time, she is caring and understanding."
09/21/2017
"Dr. Nellans is the best! Would make her my primary care doctor if I could. I recommend her to everyone I speak to about hand problems."
08/21/2017
"Dr. Nellans is extraordinary. She is compassionate, caring and informative everything a patient needs when facing surgery and post operative. I highly recommend her."
08/14/2017
"I cannot say enough about Dr. Nellans. She epitomizes how every Doctor should be."
08/07/2017
"Dr. Nellans was an excellent care provider from start to finish. I was nervous about the procedure but she was incredibly kind, professional, and reassuring. I would highly recommend Dr. Nellans."
07/19/2017
"Explain things to me took the time to talk to me."
07/17/2017
"Dr. Nellans is one of the best physicians I've had the pleasure of dealing with. Her bedside manner is unbelievable and she's my go to for any ortho-related injuries."
04/19/2017
"Excellent visit."
04/10/2017
"Dr. Nellans could not have be nicer to me given the fact that we never met. She was very clear in the way she was normally treat someone with my condition, and that those treatments would not be successful for me given the condition of my hands. She explained that while surgery is not her first choice, it was the only option for me, which made me feel better about the decision to have the surgery."
04/09/2017
"the overall experience was excellent, just getting the appointment was inconvenient."
03/28/2017
"Yes I would recommended the provider to others."
03/13/2017
"She is sweet, knowledge and approachable. Excellent. I will return if I had any problems."
11/01/2016
"i've recommended this provider to my coworkers. She was very thorough and she explain my condition and the postoperative care."
10/17/2016
"Dr. Nellans is an excellent efficient doctor with great support and caring in her medical practice."
10/13/2016
"My experience with my doctor has been exceptional. I thank you."
10/04/2016
"Provider was very understanding experience very good."
08/08/2016
"Very good doctor."
05/19/2016
"Excellent physician!"
05/07/2016
"dr nellans was very patient, kind and caring for my 3yr old daughter who was nervous to be there. thank you"
04/18/2016
"Very good is not good enough. Dr. Nellans is outstanding."
03/07/2016
"Dr. Nellans was, in a word, fantastic. Definitely one of the best doctors with whom I have ever interacted."
02/09/2016
"Health workers showed good team spirit, respectful to patients."
01/25/2016
"Dr. Nellans was excellent."
01/10/2016
"Dr. Nellans was Great! She spoke to me with care and concern for my situation."
11/07/2015
"Dr. Nellans epitomized the caring, concerned and informed professional. Excellent experience."
09/09/2015
"I'm not of the habit of making recommendations. However, based on a visit with some also I have already."
08/06/2015
"Kate Nellans was the best doctor I have seen with my issue."
06/30/2015
"All good experiences."
03/02/2015
"Excellent staff & provider!"
01/21/2015
"I have had a very good experience with my doctor & with all assistance I required."
12/18/2014
"Dr. Nellans excellent."
11/18/2014
"Very good experience Dr. Nellans divided surgery _____ best option and follow up care (therapy)."
09/19/2014
"I wish she could be my regular - doctor -"
08/22/2014
"Good experience so far, but don't know yet about treatment. Only one consultation."
08/21/2014
"I liked Dr. Nellans very much."
03/17/2014
"Dr. Nellans was wonderful. She was professional and very compassionate."
02/04/2014
"Dr. Nellans was very warm and welcoming."

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