Matthew J. Nelson, D.V.M.
Dr. Nelson joined us in 1992.
Dr. Nelson has lived in Marietta for over 30 years, graduated from McEachern High School in 1984 and received his B.S. in biology from Kennesaw State University in 1988. He received his D.V.M. from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Awards for Exceptional Proficiency in both Small and Large Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Nelson loves to read and to ride his bike. He also blogs about both veterinary topics and topics such as human trafficking (on his blog www.dvmforhope.com), is a licensed Ham Radio operator (KM4HQM), and is a volunteer with Out Of Darkness in Atlanta. His family includes his wife Adrienne, four children: John, Sarah, Maria, & Jason. He has 4 dogs: Lovey, Cherry, Stinky, and Miguel; 3 Cats: Valhalla, Angelica, and Olie; 2 horses: Hollywood & Quila, and a pony, Buttercup. The Nelson Family attends St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marietta. Dr. Nelson’s interests in veterinary medicine include orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and ultrasound.