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Dr. Eric Kelts

Neurology
Centennial, CO
26 years experience male

Locations

NeuroVision PC

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Medicare

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurology

Ophthalmology

Sleep Medicine

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, New Mexico, South Dakota, Tennessee

Doctor Q&A

177 Answers
403 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
3 Months: The treatment effect from Botox typically lasts approximately 3 months before returning to the pre-treatment state. This is usually both a positive a... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Info Incomplete: HNP = herniated nucleus pulposis which is a protrusion of the jelly that acts as a cushion between the bones of the spine. The designation 'L' means ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Withdrawal: If you use MS Contin (morphine) frequently (eg several times each day) can suffer from "withdrawal" from the medication, which causes feelings of anxi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Still Controversial: John, I'm still not completely through the book, but the premise is one that I am beginning to agree with--namely that carbohydrates are the "root of ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Floaters, Uveitis: Patrick, it would be hard for you to know if the floaters you are experiencing are from uveitis or PP, although both conditions can cause associated l... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
A few possibilities: It is hard to know for certain, but possibilities include gastric reflux, hiatal hernia, costochondritis. You could try an over the counter antacid f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Likely not Lyme but: The most likely explanation is that this is just a bruise, unless you've been hiking in deer tic infested forests recently. I would discuss with your... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Not likely ALS but..: Based upon your described symptoms, ALS would be unusual. However, your symptoms could be the result of injury to the trigeminal nerve on the left si... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms appear, at first glance, to be an ulnar neuropathy. I share your concerns, however, if you are having symptoms in the rest of the hand ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Unsure of Symptom: Monica, I am having some difficulty understanding your question. Do you mean you sat up in bed and pointed at the ceiling? Many strange sleep sympto... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
No: Alcohol withdrawal does not last months. Regretfully, however, the effects of alcoholism can leave lasting injury to the brain, nerves, and liver--so... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are small, benign lumps under the skin which have the approximate appearance of a grain of rice. They are more likely to be seen in the... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
YES: An article came out very recently which showed a strong connection between Vitamin D deficiency and Alzheimer's type dementia. As a result, I would s... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Probably normal: Interesting question, Giulia. The brain is designed to seek out patterns and similarities in what we see--which is why we have constellations, for ex... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Probably not: You are describing a subconjunctival hemorrhage, which causes a small area of bleeding in the conjunctiva of the eye. Usually this is caused by mild/... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Difficult to Answer: One of the difficulties in neurology is getting enough information, and in this situation I do not feel I have enough to offer a diagnosis. A pressur... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Likely Normal, But..: Blood pressure ranging from 102-116 systolic (higher number) and from 59-70 diastolic (lower number) are considered to be within the normal range. Ho... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Depression: When people "hate themselves" what they are saying is that they feel sad, and feel a loss of self-worth. It is never the case that other people are a... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Concerning symptom: Floaters after a head injury are almost always something that needs further evaluation and possible treatment. These can be the result of a small amo... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
To Rule Out Ischemia: I am not certain why the test was ordered, but suspect that it may have been an attempt to insure that you are not suffering from peripheral vascular ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes: It is not that unusual to have a persistent pupillary abnormality following optic neuritis. Usually it is only detectable by someone performing a "sw... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Possible not likely: It would be very unusual for someone in his/her 20s or 30s to get Alzheimer's disease. However, there are many reasons for memory issues in someone t... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Injury to axons: Catnix, an axonal polyneuropathy is a neuropathy involving multiple nerves that occurs from injury to the axons. If your ncv/emg showed this, it is i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Possibly: Dear serval, most patients with migraines have normal MRI studies. If the cause of your sensory changes is an abnormality of the brain, then an MRI... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes: Leopard, parkinson's disease can be difficult to treat effectively. I would look around ar to find a neurologist with training in "movement disorde... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes: In addition to multiple sclerosis as a cause for optic neuritis and unusual neurologic symptoms, there is a separate diagnosis called devic's syndrome... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
No Definitive Rx But: As long as it is truly idiopathic peripheral neuropathy, treatment options are limited to treating symptoms with medications such as Lyrica (pregabal... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Home OT and PT: If your grandmother can't use a knife or hold a coffee cup it is hard to believe she was cleared by ot, but insurance is trying to cut back on such se... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Asking for Meds: This is a difficult question to answer. To begin with, of course you can ask your neurologist for a specific medication. However, some physicians ha... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes, but get treated: Bunny, yes, you could still get pregnant, although it is much less likely. The majority of pituitary tumors secrete prolactin, which is a substance... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
No, except indirect: Although it seems hard to believe, there is a relatively large distance between the teeth in the upper jaw and the brain. Thus, any infection in the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Most likely flu but: given that the flu has been going around, that would seem the most likely cause for nausea. However, I would recommend a pregnancy test and discussio... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Pain in LUQ: The symptoms you describe are concerning for possible infection, depending on how deep the wire went into your skin. I would contact your primary doc... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Probably Not: For starters, I'm not certain how two people have sex "incorrectly". I suspect, based on your description, that you have folliculitis secondary to sh... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
It Doesn't: There is no evidence that viewing pornography online will lead to impotence. However, if your significant other is devoting time to online pornograph... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes, but unlikely: Oral sex can act as a conduit for transmission of a sexually transmitted disease in some cases, and so the 'boy' is not necessarily free from risk of ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Varicose Vein?: Based upon your description, the most likely cause for your symptoms is a varicose vein, which is an enlarged vein that can sometimes become thrombose... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes, but unusual: There is a ligament which helps to hold the clitoris in its usual position and it can be injured. It would be unusual for injury to occur in any sort... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes: Is is possible that your symptoms are from lupron (leuprolide). I would discuss with the prescribing doctor.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Unusual, but...: Jaw pain would be an unusual symptom to occur in isolation in someone with multiple sclerosis, however MS is the great pretender--it can produce a mul... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Devic's Syndrome: Neuromyelitis optica (aka Devic's syndrome) is very rare and often difficult to diagnose. If you have the antibodies to aquaporin-4 then you almost c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Need further Eval: Ocular migraines are a diagnosis of exclusion--by which I mean that there cannot be another explanation for the changes in vision reported. I am conc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Yes to a point: The need for sleep varies from person to person. Some people need 6-7 hours, and others need 8-9. More than 9 hours of sleep can sometime indicate a... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Neurologist Office: A neurologist will have an office that is similar to other doctors in layout. He/she will likely spend more time than typical to hear your symptoms a... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Syncope: What you are describing sounds like syncope, also called fainting. It occurs when your blood pressure is unable to increase or change enough when you... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
CRP is complex: Treatment for CRPS is complicated and can take a very long time. I would discuss with your symptoms and treatment with either a neurologist or a pain... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Possibly: Anemia can cause fatigue and lethargy, which can impair both attention and memory. However, there are many other things which can contribute to all 3... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Why ask the question: Perhaps, perhaps not, but more troubling is the question itself. There is no logical reason why anyone would take 70 tablets of warfarin, even by mis... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Go to the ER: Since it is almost impossible to know what is causing the pain, I would go to the ER for evaluation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 26 years experience
Seek help: I would recommend that you go to the emergency department for evaluations and treatment. If you are pregnant and have a kidney infection you need to ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kelts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kelts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much! I feel much more validated. I just found out this is one of the lowest-rated neuro clinics here & will def switch drs asap!!
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This made me feel good. Thanks! It's easy to psych yourself out with all the information on the Internet. It's very comforting to hear that there is no correlation. Thank you!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank u very much, my cataract procedure did not use that, and ultimately it failed, and have to do with general anesthesia.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota, SD
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Residency

University of Rochester
Completed 2000

Residency

University of Rochester
Completed 2004

Awards

Fellow Member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Neurology
Top Neurologist , Third Place, Colorado - Summer
2013
Top Doctor, Third Place, Denver Region - Spring
2016

Affiliations

American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Neuro-Otology Section
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