PBGH Symposium 2018

Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Robert Nelson is the Publisher and editor of The Sovereign Patient, a blog and information resource tool dedicated to Promoting Freedom in Healthcare Using the Power of Free-minds and Free-markets.

He has authored of over 50 articles and essays on the indispensable role of free-market principles in Healthcare policy and the importance of price transparency as a basis of free-market reforms to bring down costs and improve access to care.

He is a founding member and spokesperson for the Georgia Chapter of the Free Market Medical Association. The FMMA is a non-partisan association that provides resources, support and education to members and to the public about the free market movement and why it is important.

Dr. Nelson has spoken about healthcare economics and Free-market healthcare to the Bastiat Society of Charleston, SC and Nashville, TN. He had the privilege of addressing the 3rd Annual Palmetto Panel at Clemson University about the importance of healthcare economic freedom within our Republic. Dr. Nelson had the pleasure of speaking to medical students at the Philadelphia College of Medicine campus in Suwanee, Georgia about the role of Direct Primary Care.

He has been a guest on radio shows such as “Your Health Matters” 89.7 WGLS-FM, Doc Talk on WGST 640 in Atlanta and The Vince Coakley show on 103.6 FM in Greenville, SC.

Dr. Nelson received his M.D. degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is the Founder and Owner of Encompass Health Direct, in Cumming, GA; providing low-cost primary care for a flat monthly fee.