Faculty

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Nathaniel Ng, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Colorectal and General Surgery

Nathaniel Ng, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

James H. Nelson, M.D.
James H. Nelson, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery

James Nelson, M.D., earned his M.D. from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He was awarded the Army Meritorious Service Medal for his nine years of exemplary active duty military service. 

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Patricia Nelson, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology

Patricia Nelson, M.D., FACS, earned her M.D. from the Penn State College of Medicine with a U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship.

Erica Alvarez M.D.
Erica Renee Alvarez, M.D.

Instructor 
Ophthalmology
Retina

Erica Renee Alvarez, M.D., is an instructor in the Department of Surgery. She earned her M.D. from TTUHSC El Paso's own Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Her speciality is ophthalmology with subspecialty training in medical retina and ocular oncology.