Linda R. Nelson, MD, PhD

Linda R. Nelson
  • Professor, Educator Scholar, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Director, Reproduction, Endocrine & Behavior Through the Lifespan (REBLS)
    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
    • 435 North 5th Street
    • Phoenix, AZ, United States 85004



  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 1995, NIH NRSA
  • Fellowship 1993, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Residency 1991, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MD 1987, School of Medicine, University of Miami


Linda R. Nelson, MD, PhD, is an OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinologist in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology in at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with a subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Dr. Nelson’s expertise involves all aspects of reproductive endocrinology and infertility, including PCOS, menopause and menstrual disorders. In addition, she provides minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic conditions such as ovarian cysts, endometriosis and fibroids. She also provides gynecologic ultrasounds, including 3D saline infusion sonagraphy.

Dr. Nelson received her PhD in Physiological Psychology at UCLA and her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at UCLA and fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at UCSF.

Dr. Nelson is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix and Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Association for Women in Science
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics