Jeffrey Nelson, MD

Practice: UT Family Medicine

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Dr. Jeffrey Nelson is a physician at UT Family Medicine. He specializes in Palliative Care striving to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing life-threatening illnesses from cancer, dementia, and other serious illnesses.

UT Family Medicine- St. Francis 

1301 Primacy Parkway

Memphis, TN 38119


Dr. Nelson is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Specialty: Palliative Medicine

Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine and

Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Medical Degree: Chicago Medical School

Residency and Fellowship:

UTHSC St. Francis Family Medicine Residency and UTHSC Memphis Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine Department, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis


Special Interests:

Coordination of care for patients with advanced, chronic illness


Professional Membership:

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Additional Information:

Director of Palliative Medicine for University Clinical Health

Teaches inpatient palliative care to medical students, residents, and palliative care fellows

Medical Directory: Baptist Reynolds Hospice Residence, Collierville, TN

In his spare time, Dr. Nelson enjoys golfing, playing the drums and listening to music.