Benjamin Nelson, MD



American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Hospital Med



Medical School:

Uniformed Services University


National Capital Consortium-Walter Reed


Dr. Benjamin Nelson joined CSG in 2023 after serving in the U.S. Navy for more than 20 years. He began his military career in 1999 after earning his bachelor’s at the University of North Carolina. He spent five years serving as a submarine officer before transferring to the medical corps and attending medical school at Uniformed Services University.

Dr. Nelson has been a pediatrician since 2011. During his military career, he was the medical director for the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Pediatric Ward where he oversaw medical operations as well as quality and process improvement projects.

Dr. Nelson and his wife live in Hampton Roads where they are raising their four children. Dr. Nelson said he is pleased to be able to continue his service to the community by caring for children with CSG.


  • Medical education

Contact Info:



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518



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