Thomas Nelson, DPM

Podiatry located in Bakersfield, CA & Delano, CA

About Dr. Nelson

Thomas Nelson, DPM, is a highly trained, board-certified podiatrist at Stockdale Podiatry Group, with locations in Bakersfield, Delano, and Porterville, California. He has over three decades of experience maintaining a private practice in Bakersfield, California.

Dr. Nelson attended Bakersfield Junior College before completing his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at the University of California at Irvine. He went on to earn a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from California College of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland, California, and completed a podiatric preceptorship to finalize his training.

He specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle diagnostics and treatments and maintains his advanced credentials with continuing education. Dr. Nelson is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board Of Podiatric Medicine. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, California Podiatric Medical Association, and Midstate Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Nelson served on the Board of Directors of the Kern County Arthritis Association. He was a board member of the American Diabetes Association and regularly lectures for the Community Diabetes Education Series on the Diabetic Foot, presented by the Pacific Health Education Center in San Diego and San Joaquin Hospital.

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Thomas Nelson, DPM, is a highly trained, board-certified podiatrist at Stockdale Podiatry Group, with locations in Bakersfield, Delano, and Porterville, California. He has over three decades of experience maintaining a private practice in Bakersfield, California.

Dr. Nelson attended Bakersfield Junior College before completing his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at the University of California at Irvine. He went on to earn a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from California College of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland, California, and completed a podiatric preceptorship to finalize his training.

He specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle diagnostics and treatments and maintains his advanced credentials with continuing education. Dr. Nelson is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board Of Podiatric Medicine. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, California Podiatric Medical Association, and Midstate Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Nelson served on the Board of Directors of the Kern County Arthritis Association. He was a board member of the American Diabetes Association and regularly lectures for the Community Diabetes Education Series on the Diabetic Foot, presented by the Pacific Health Education Center in San Diego and San Joaquin Hospital.


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Accepted Insurances

We accept most major insurances. Please contact the medical office for all insurance related questions.

AARP
Aetna
AIG
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health
GEHA
GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
Humana
Kern Family Health Care
Medicare
Palmetto GBA
QualCare
Tricare