Nelson F. Boland, MD
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Nelson F. Boland, MD

  • Family Medicine
Malibu Family Medicine, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics | 23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265


Dr. Boland is a dual board-certified sports medicine and family medicine physician who takes care of athletes and active individuals of all ages. He specializes in non-surgical orthopedic conditions of the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, elbow, and wrist including osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and other chronic over-use injuries. He is an expert in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound for the purpose minimally invasive, office-based orthopedic procedures. 

Dr. Boland has served as the team physician for multiple high school, college, and professional teams during his career. He completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at UCLA where he served as the head team physician for UCLA baseball, tennis, and golf. He served as the assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2022-23 season and the Los Angeles Dodgers during both the 2022 and 2023 campaigns. He has also served as the local team physician for several high schools including Santa Monica and Beverly Hills High. 

Dr. Boland has published research in peer-reviewed journals investigating the effects of sleep and athletic performance as well as injury risks of youth marathon training. Currently, he is seeing pediatric and adult patients in the UCLA Health Malibu Clinic for both general primary care and sports medicine. When he is not working, he enjoys playing beach volleyball, skiing, and traveling.




Medical Board Certification

Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 2022


Family Medicine, UCLA Family Medicine, 2022


MD, Baylor College of Medicine (MD Only), 2019