Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D.?
Update this Profile
Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D., Endocrinology-Diabetes

Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D.

Endocrinology-Diabetes | Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

(14)
3801 50th St Lubbock TX, 79413
Rating

3/5

About

Dr. Nelson Lum practices Endocrinology in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Lum specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases related to hormone imbalance, and the bodys glands in the endocrine system. Endocrinologists are trained and certified to treat a variety of conditions, including menopause, diabetes, infertility, and thyroid disorders, among many others. Dr. Lum examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.

Education and Training

University of Hawaii 1978

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 35 years of experience

Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Menopause
  • High Cholesterol
  • Osteoporosis
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Goiter

Residency

  • University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Med  

Fellowships

  • Army Med Coll, Quaid-e-Azam Univ, Rawalpindi, Pakistan  

Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 3801 50th St

3801 50th St -
Lubbock, TX 79413
Get Direction
New patients: 806-771-5505, 806-771-5550
Fax: 806-771-5544

Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D.'s reviews

(14)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Lum


3.0

Based on 14 reviews

Dr. Nelson W Lum M.D. has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 14 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Endocrinology-Diabetes in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

Recommended Articles

  • This Disorder is Extremely Common Among Men with Diabetes

    A topic that can be sensitive among men is erectile dysfunction. Many men find themselves uncomfortable discussing their sexual health if there is a problem. Since it is such a sensitive subject, many men avoid talking about it with their doctor or even their significant other. This can be a problem...

  • How Is Diabetes Diagnosed?

    Are you wondering if you have diabetes? Do you fall in the high-risk category for diabetes? Are you experiencing any of the symptoms of diabetes such as increased thirst, frequent urination, and feeling hungry more than usual? Do you want to confirm if you have diabetes? Checking your blood sugar...

  • Hyperthyroidism and Weight Loss

    The condition where the body (Thyroid gland) secretes thyroid hormones more than its normal level in blood is known as hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid. It is sometimes referred as Thyrotoxicosis but some of the symptoms may differ from person to person. Goiter (Swelling in the neck region),...

  • Can Aspirin Lower the Risk of Diabetes?

    Diabetes alone already brings so many difficulties, not only to the person that has it but also to the family of the patient. The high blood sugar levels happening when a person has diabetes is because of insufficient insulin production or the cells that are not responding well to insulin. The most...

  • Hormones for Diabetes

    DiabetesDiabetes is a medical condition wherein the blood sugar level becomes high. With type 1 diabetes, the body is unable to make insulin, while in type 2 diabetes, the body is unable to make or properly use insulin. Too much glucose in the blood can cause complications such as damage to the...

  • What Are the Symptoms of Osteoporosis?

    Osteoporosis refers to a very common, progressive condition, characterized by weak and fragile bones. The bones are so weak that even a small strain may result in fracture. The bones lose its density gradually during the early years and this stage, which is the precursor of osteoporosis, is known as...

Nearest Hospitals

COVENANT MEDICAL CENTERl

3615 19TH STREET LUBBOCK TX 79410

Head east on 50th Street 1318 ft
Turn left onto Indiana Avenue 2.0 mi
Turn left onto 19th Street (US 62) 1976 ft
Make a U-turn onto 19th Street (US 62) 789 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

GRACE MEDICAL CENTERl

2412 50TH ST LUBBOCK TX 79412

Head east on 50th Street 1.3 mi
Turn left onto University Avenue 541 ft
Turn right 319 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

COVENANT CHILDRENS HOSPITALl

4015 22ND PLACE LUBBOCK TX 79410

Head west on 50th Street 3960 ft
Turn right onto Quaker Avenue 1.8 mi
Turn right onto 22nd Place 1364 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right