Dr. Flavia Nelson Joins the Department of Neurology

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Flavia Nelson, M.D., joins the Department of Neurology as chief of the Multiple Sclerosis and Central Nervous System Division as well as the director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence.

Flavia Nelson, M.D.
Flavia Nelson, M.D.

Name: Flavia Nelson, M.D.

Title: Chief, MS and CNS Autoimmune Disorders Division

Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence

Clinical Specialties: Multiple Sclerosis

Research Interests: CNS Autoimmune Disorders Division







University of Chihuahua,

School of Medicine

Chihuahua, Mexico


M.D. –

Medicine and Surgery


08/1983 – 06/1988


Spanish Hospital Torreon,

Coahuila, Mexico



Undergraduate Medical Internship


07/1988 – 06/1989

Texas Tech University

Health Sciences Center

El Paso, Texas


Internal Medicine Residency Training Program  

07/1998 – 06/2001

The University of Texas

Medical School at Houston



Multiple Sclerosis Research Group

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Neurology Residency

Training Program



Multiple Sclerosis

Clinical/Research Fellowship

(focus on neuroimaging)


09/2001 – 08/2004




09/2004 – 08/2005



National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology    2008 – Current


National Board of Internal Medicine    2001 – 2011



Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Practice Locations: 1475 NW 12th ave 3rd floor, Miami FL 33136

Appointment:  305-243-3100