Professional Biographies

Gary Nelson, DPM

Primary Specialty: Podiatry

Years With Optum: 33

Average Star Rating:

(510 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    AB Biological Sciences, University of California at Davis

  • Medical School:

    DPM, California College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Internships:

    VA Hospital, New Mexico

  • Residency:

    VA Hospital, New Mexico

Previous Employment:

Practicing at Gibson site since 1982

Private Practice, New Mexico


Foot/Ankle Surgery - American Board of Podiatric Surgery


American Podiatric Medical Association

New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Sep 29, 2020

Provider answered all of my questions and gave suggestions for treatment.

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Sep 15, 2020


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Sep 14, 2020

Not problem my doctor is very professional and concern about my health.

- Verified Patient

Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Nelson is awesome!

- Verified Patient

Aug 25, 2020

Dr Nelson was very understanding in listening to what was hurting

- Verified Patient

Aug 23, 2020

I would have liked to spend a little more time discussing possible solutions at this visit, but I understand the Doctor has to get all of the data he can before making an informed recommendation.

- Verified Patient

Aug 22, 2020

Dr. Nelson was very knowledgeable about my injury and immediately told me I only had one broken bone instead of two. He provided me with a boot which enables me to walk with full weight bearing, which was immensely helpful because I can't use crutches. I was extremely impressed with him. Thank you, Dr. Nelson.

- Verified Patient

Aug 21, 2020

I love Dr. Nelson, he treats me like family instead of a patient..:) He explains things to me and gives me recommendations for problems I may have with pain and swelling from my surgery..He gave me a surgical walking shoe because he said I was not ready to venture out to regular shoes yet..Thanks Dr. Nelson for being the best part of Optum health care services..Joanne

- Verified Patient

Aug 12, 2020

so professional yet sympathetic

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Jul 30, 2020

Dr Nelson was very attentive and patient with me while I gave him background information to my problem.

- Verified Patient






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