Dr. Rhonda L. Nelson graduated cum laude from Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama and received her podiatry doctorate from the prestigious California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, Ca. Dr. Nelson has received extensive training at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, the Kaiser Permanente Health Center, in West Los Angeles and The Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, California.
A native Californian, Dr. Nelson now considers Maryland her home. Dr. Nelson has been practicing podiatric medicine in the Prince Georges County area since August 2000, and opened The Podiatry Care Center in January 2004.
Dr. Nelson is a specialist in the medical diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. As a licensed physician and surgeon, with over 14 years of podiatric medical and surgical training, Dr. Nelson provides complete medical care for all of your foot and ankle concerns.
Throughout her career, Dr. Nelson has played a pivotal role in the development and formulation of various podiatric research and medical studies. She was an active participant in the following landmark research studies:
- “Comparison of Kirschner Wire and Absorbable Pins in Digital Arthrodesis Procedures”, 1998;
- “Effectiveness of Mycocide Antifungal Medication for the Treatment of Onychomycosis”, 1997;
- “Comparison of Topical Medications for the Treatment of Tinea Pedis”, 1993.
In addition, Dr. Nelson volunteers her spare time in many capacities. Involvement in her local SPCA chapter allows her to express her love for animals and participate in several community activities. She is also very active in the Prince Georges County political community and participates in numerous career days and county health fairs throughout the area. Dr. Nelson is a vigorous advocate for education and often lectures for civic organizations and local community colleges.
Over the last seven years, The Podiatry Care Center has been able to successfully improve the quality of life of our clients by improving foot comfort and promoting overall well-being.