Dr. Rex Nilson, DPM

Dr. Rex Nilson, DPM

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Dr. Rex Nilson, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Edmonds, WA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 and specializes in podiatry, physical therapy, and more.Read his story

7315 212th St SW Ste 103

Edmonds, WA 98026

Contact Information

(425) 775-6996

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 97% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Nilson'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.

Dr. Nilson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nilson "Dr. Rex Nilson has been practicing podiatric medicine and surgery in Seattle since 1984. A Board-certified physician since 1987, he joined Ankle & Foot of Edmonds in 2008. His distinguished career includes serving as Chief of Staff at Fifth Avenue Hospital in Seattle, and working for six years as a member of the Washington State Podiatric Medical Board, appointed by Governor Gary Locke. Today, he is the Chairman of the Waldo Medical Foundation, a position he has held for 20 years. He is also a 33-year board member and Treasurer of the International Foot & Ankle Foundation. Dr. Nilson graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland in 1983. He did his post-graduate training in Windom, Minnesota and in Seattle Washington. Dr. Nilson lives in the greater Seattle area with his wife Torri, who is a journalist and a teacher. Their family includes four wonderful children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nilson "Ankle & Foot of Edmonds offers state-of-the-art services for all ankle and foot problems by dedicated and excellent doctors. We provide personal, patient centered care, taking time to educate our patients about their foot and ankle problems, explain appropriate treatment alternatives, and provide the ideal treatment for them."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

15  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
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Stiffness

19  Procedures

  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Mobility Exercise
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitaion
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trauma Rehabilitation
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Oregon State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Windom Area Hospital Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • American College Of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nilson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nilson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nilson to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Nilson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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