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Dr. Chris Nelson, Podiatrist in Erie, PA

West Ten Podiatry Center Inc.

Douglas M. Nelson, D.P.M.

Chris L. Nelson, D.P.M.  

Erie Office  1326 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505
• (814) 835-3338 • (814) 835-3668 fax

Waterford Office  991 North Route 19 Waterford, PA 16441
• (814) 796-6088 • (814) 835-3668 fax

Our Staff
 

Our doctors at West Ten Podiatry Center, Inc., maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatric medicine and surgery.

 



Douglas M. Nelson, D.P.M.

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Specialty

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery


Board Certification

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, 1983 Recertified 2001
  • Podiatric Orthopedics, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, 1983


Medical School

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, D.P.M. 1976
  • Academic Honors: Pi Delta National Honor Society
  • President, Pi Delta, 1975 - 1976


Undergraduate

  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Science
  • Internship / Residency


Woman's General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio:

  • Podiatric Surgery, General Surgery
  • Bay View Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio:
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio:
  • Visiting Fellow in Biomechanical Research
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland Foot Clinic:
  • Podiatric Surgery, Podiatric Medicine, Podoepdiatrics


Fellowships

  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1984
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, 1977


Publications

  • Complete rupture of the Achilles Tendon of the Achilles: Two Case Presentations with Six-Year Follow-Up, Journal of Foot Surgery, Volume 28, Number 2, 1989


Professional Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association
  • Erie County Podiatric Medical Association
  • President, 1985 - 1986


Affiliations

  • Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Saint Vincent Surgery Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Section Chief, Podiatric Surgery
  • Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Village Surgery Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Hamot Surgery Center, Erie, Pennsylvania


Appointments

  • Gannon University Physicians Assistant Program
  • Former Lecturer, Peripheral Vascular Examination and Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine:
  • Adjunct Clinical Facility
  • College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa:
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty
  • Emergency Medical Corp, Presque Isle Marathon


 


 

Chris L. Nelson, D.P.M.

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Specialty

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery


Medical School

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, D.P.M., 1980
  • Salutatorian, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, 1980
  • Chi Hsuin U. Chu, PhD. Award for Gross Anatomy
  • Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society, 1979 - 80
  • Alpha Gamma Kappa Professional Podiatric Fraternity


Undergraduate

  • Pennsylvania State University


Internship / Residency 1980 - 81

  • Central Hospital Podiatric Residency Program, Somerville, MA


Society Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association, 1981
  • Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association, 1981


Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, August 18, 1989


Fellowship

  • American College of Foot Surgeons, November 1, 1989


Former Board Certification Examiner

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery


Affiliations

  • Medical-Surgical Staff, Millcreek Community Hospital Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Medical-Surgical Staff, Saint Vincent Health Center Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Surgical Staff, Saint Vincent Surgery Center Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Surgical Staff, Medical Advisory Board, & Governing Board, Village Surgi-Center Erie, Pennsylvania