Dr. Glenn Nelson

Dr. Nelson was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. He received a BS in Biology from San Diego State University. He then graduated from the Wm. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. After completing a preceptorship and a partnership at Casper Foot Clinic in Casper, Wyoming, he moved to Tucson. In Tucson, Dr. Nelson founded Nelson Foot Clinic. Dr. Nelson is a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 

Dr. Nelson specializes in diabetic ulcers, plantar fasciitis, skin lesions, neuromas, fungus toenails, ingrown toenails, heel spurs. He also performs corrective surgery including bunion deformities,  heel spurs, hammertoes, and other soft tissue and bony pathologies. 

Dr. Nelson is married and is the father to two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, gardening, traveling, reading, and golfing. 



  • San Diego State University, BS in Biology
  • Wm. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago Illinois
  • Casper Foot Clinic, Casper Wyoming - Preceptorship


  • Casper Foot Clinic, Casper Wyoming - Partner
  • President Wyoming Podiatric Medical Society
  • Member Arizona Movement and Balance Laboratory Board
  • Tucson Medical Center - Podiatry Section Chief
  • Dependable Health Services and Dependable Nursing - Medical Advisory Board Member
  • Copper Sky Foot and Ankle Centers, Tucson Arizona - Partner
  • National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Test Writing Board
  • Nelson Foot Clinic, Tucson Arizona - Founded
  • Hospital Staff Affiliations: Tucson Surgery Center, Tucson Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital


Office Hours
Monday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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