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Brandon D. Nelson, DPM



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Professional Statement

Dr. Brandon Nelson was born and raised in the Northwest and attended school in Edmonds before graduating from the University of Washington. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Des Moines University and completed his three year residency training at Tacoma General Hospital in functional reconstruction of the foot and ankle. Dr. Nelson has a special interest in foot and ankle surgical repair techniques that minimize down time and help patients return to activities more quickly. He attends numerous foot and ankle conferences annually to learn the latest techniques for foot and ankle surgery. He is one of the foremost experts on bunions and has pioneered new techniques that create better outcomes. He has cutting edge techniques allow his the patients to walk after bunion surgery and minimizes scar appearance with plastic surgery type closure. He currently performs bunion surgeries every Monday and is happy to provide consultations for bunions. Additionally, he also has an interest in heel pain and its causes. He is in avid exercises and has struggled with heel pain in the past and so had a special interest in plantar fasciitis. He is one of the founding doctors for a clinic that specializes in heel pain. He lives in the local area with his wife and two children. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Nelson enjoys traveling with his family, fishing and snowboarding.

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Des Moines University
medical school

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of Feet
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopy Of Ankle
  • Base Of Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
  • Biopsy Of Toenail
  • Bunion
  • Cavus Foot
  • Clawfoot
  • Clawtoe
  • Clubfoot
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Lesion
  • Corns
  • Correction Of Bunion
  • Decompression Of Tarsal Tunnel
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Footwear
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathies
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Dislocated Toe
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Mass
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrene
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrowing Toenail
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • In-Toeing
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Jones Fracture
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Peroneal Nerve Lesion
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Sports Injury
  • Tarsal Abnormalities
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Toe Amputation
  • Toe Bone Spur
  • Toe Fracture
  • Toe Nail Fungus
  • Transmetatarsal Amputation
  • Turf Toe
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Personal Interests

Spending time with my family, traveling, snowboarding, wakeboarding
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Professional Associations

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
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  • English

Practice Locations

Brandon D. Nelson practices at one location

Issaquah Foot & Ankle Specialists
450 Northwest Gilman Boulevard
Suite 303

Issaquah, WA 98027
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah