Dr. Lisa Nelms, DPM

Dr. Lisa Nelms, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Dr. Lisa Nelms, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA. She specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot surgery.

334 S Patterson Ave Ste 209

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Contact Information

(805) 681-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nelms performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hammer Toe
more than 66% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 59% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 33% of peers

Dr. Nelms's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nelms does not have any board certifications listed.

7  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Nelms is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Nelms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelms to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Nelms' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Terrific visit as she examined me. Gave me a Cortisone injection I hardly felt. She went down my list and fixed all that was ailing me and gave me some creme that I needed. She and her staff were nice as could be yet very professional. I asked somebody about her and she also had great things to...more
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