Dr. Nelson Keller, DPM

Dr. Nelson Keller, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Dr. Nelson Keller, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Newport News, VA. He specializes in podiatry and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

730 Thimble Shoals Blvd Ste 130

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

(757) 873-1554

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Keller's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Keller "Dr. Keller was recognized in the "TOP DOCS of the DECADE" issue of Hampton Roads magazine. He is board certified in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Nelson G Keller, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the State University College at Buffalo with a degree in Biology and received his Podiatric medical degree in Cleveland Ohio. He was the recipient of many awards and scholarships and spent time teaching anatomy. Dr Keller completed a three year surgical residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with specialized training in diabetic wound care and limb salvage at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, with rotations through Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Keller has extensive experience in reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery, in addition to 20 years of wound care experience. He has been the primary physician at the Mary Immaculate Hospital wound clinic for over 12 years. He is an active lecturer and participates in medical research."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Keller "The mission of Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care while focusing on educating our patients in the prevention of orthopaedic injuries and diseases. We are committed to keeping bodies in motion!"

2  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Keller does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

26  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • State University College At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Greater Baltimore Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Nelson Keller, DPM
I highly recommend Dr. Keller. He did a fantastic job with my diagnosis and surgery. My surgery; which involved a 7" cut into the side of my foot and a pin placed inside my 5th metatarsal, took just 45 minutes. His clinical team is also very good at their job. They were very fast at getting me all...Read More
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Joe. P in Newport News, Va – Mar 15, 2018
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Dr. Keller is an awesome, caring doctor... he is the only doctor my family trust with the health of our feet, I highly recommend Dr. Keller to all of my friends.
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Becky in Yorktown, VA – May 17, 2016
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