Dr. William Edward Nelson MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. William Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon in San Francisco, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Regional Medical Center of San Jose and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Regional Medical Center of San Jose and one of 72 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987 - 1992
Usaf School Aerospace Medicine
Residency, Aerospace Medicine, 2004 - 2005
American Sports Medicine Institute
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1993 - 1993
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1987
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Preventive Medicine
Certified in Aerospace Medicine
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
NC State Medical License
VA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Medical certification of pilots with lower-extremity amputations.
Is measurement of serum antigliadin antibodies in patients with suspected IgA nephropathy worthwhile?
Dickey, W., McMillan, S. A., Porter, K. G., Nelson, W. E., Hill, C. M.
Opiate toxicity in patients with renal failure.
Conway, B. R., Fogarty, D. G., Nelson, W. E., Doherty, C. C.
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2550 23rd St
Bldg 9, 3rd Floor, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 206-8812
Fax: (415) 647-3733