Dr. Charles Nelsen Held


Dr. Charles Nelsen Held, MD, is a Pulmonary Disease specialist in Sparks, Nevada. He attended and graduated from University Of Missouri, Columbia School Of Medicine in 1971, having over 47 years of diverse experience, especially in Pulmonary Disease. He is affiliated with many hospitals including , Carson Valley Medical Center. Dr. Charles Nelsen Held also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including C N Held Md Ltd. Dr. Charles Nelsen Held accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (775) 781-1407 to request Dr. Charles Nelsen Held the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, …) or simply to book an appointment.

Doctor Profile


Full Name Charles Nelsen Held
Gender Male
PECOS ID 9335052141
Sole Proprietor Yes – He owns an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease (primary specialty)


  • 47+ years of diverse experience


  • Medical Doctor (MD)
    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning “Teacher of Medicine”, is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.

Education and Training

  • Dr. Charles Nelsen Held attended and graduated from University Of Missouri, Columbia School Of Medicine in 1971.


  • NPI #: 1427040187
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Thursday, August 18, 2005
  • NPPES Last Update: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Quality Reporting

  • eRx – He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS – He does report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR – He does not use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional’s ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI – He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC – He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A “Maintenance of Certification Program” encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Medical Licenses

Dr. Charles Nelsen Held has been primarily specialized in Pulmonary Disease for over 47 years of experience.
  • Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease
    Pulmonary Disease
    An internist who treats diseases of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational and environmental diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema and other complex disorders of the lungs.

Practice Locations

2225 Green Vista Dr
Sparks, Nevada 89431-8507
Phone: (775) 781-1407
Office Hours:

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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