Dr. Scott Nelson, DPM

Dr. Scott Nelson, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Scott Nelson, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Garland, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2001 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

3930 Naaman School Rd Ste C

Garland, TX 75040

Contact Information

(972) 414-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 89% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 85% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Nelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Dr. Nelson takes a conservative approach with his patients. He prefers to use the least invasive approach whenever possible, but is highly skilled in surgical techniques. He has performed over 1500 foot and ankle surgical procedures and assisted many other patients with non-surgical foot and ankle needs. His successful participation in private practice since June 2005 in the southern portion of the DFW metroplex. Dr. Nelson graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in May 2001. He served with the U.S. government during 4 years of residency training in South Dakota Black Hills region and finishing in Denver, Colorado for a 3-year surgical program. Dr. Nelson's caring and respectful approach to his patients is rooting in his desire to serve others and his dedication to his marriage and 3 boys. He loves spending time with them and taking them along with him on his favorite recreational activities, which include hunting, fishing, and skiing."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Foot & Ankle Medical Clinic is with you every step of the way!

As our community grows increasingly diverse, its health care options must also evolve. That's why we're here. We provide a variety of primary and specialty services for those seeking caring medical care. Our practiced and experienced physician is here to provide the prompt, helpful service you seek. Please contact us through email or phone call for more information."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nelson does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

19  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Southern Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Denver Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Scott Nelson, DPM
Great doctor, great staff! I TRUST Dr. Nelson to choose the best course of action for my feet. I'm diabetic and have an autoimmune disorder as well. Before he cut on my toe he wanted to speak with both my Primary Care Physician and my Gastroenterologist to get their input. I like how he...Read More
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