Kevin Nelson, MD

Kevin Nelson, MD

Dr. Kevin Nelson is Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky. He directs the Neuromuscular clinical neurophysiology laboratory and cares for patients with Neuromuscular disease. As Director of Medical Affairs within the Chief Medical Office, Dr. Nelson is responsible for the credentialing and privileging process of 1300 University of Kentucky Healthcare physicians and providers, and overseeing key clinical activity of 1700 physicians and healthcare providers. Dr. Nelson is also medical director of the UK Risk Management program.

Dr. Nelson has published numerous articles in scientific journals including Muscle and Nerve, Neurology, and the New England Journal of Medicine. His research interests include exploring the relationship of the autonomic nervous system to arousal and conscious states, and he has over three decades of experience examining the processes of spiritual sensation and studying near-death experiences. He is the author of The Spiritual Doorway in the Brain: A Neurologist's Search for the God Experience.

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