Darrik P. Nelson MD

Chief Medical Officer and Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Hidalgo Medical Services

Dr. Nelson serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Hidalgo Medical Services, a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center with a total of 19 locations in Grant and Hidalgo Counties of southwest New Mexico. Dr. Nelson directs the delivery of patient centered primary care services for HMS as well as leadership and innovation on projects and programs to improve clinical and overall health outcomes for the residents of Southwest New Mexico. In addition to providing direction in all aspects of patient-centered, high quality healthcare, Dr. Nelson is the founding Program Director of the HMS Family Medicine Residency Program, the first Teaching Health Center in NM. Dr. Nelson also remains clinically active 20% of his time and has special interest in providing MAT services to his patients.