Dr. Jenny Nelson - Dermatologist in Sioux Falls, SD
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Jenny L. Nelson

Jenny L. Nelson, MD

Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
4.9 / 5 (Based on 296 Ratings) Read Reviews | Learn More

Office Information

About Me

Special Interests

Comprehensive skin cancer care - screening, diagnosis, removal (including Mohs Micrographic Surgery) and reconstruction



2008 - University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls


Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, Dermatology


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology (Mohs Surgery)

Professional Memberships

American College of Mohs Surgery; American Society for Dermatologic Surgery;
American Academy of Dermatology


American Board of Dermatology


September 29, 2021
The dermatologist staff at Avera is wonderful!
September 28, 2021
Very friendly and professional
September 28, 2021
I always feel I get great care
September 15, 2021
Dr Nelson and her nurses were very professional and attentive to my condition. I was very pleased with the care I received from all who were involved.
September 14, 2021
My experience with Dr. Nelson and staff was exceptional. They were on time and very pleasant to work with.
August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021
Exceptional clinic with exceptional staff
August 28, 2021
I had a very positive experience. The staff put me at ease and were very knowledgable and competent. Thanks for a good experience.
August 27, 2021
Everyone was great. Very helpful and professional. I really appreciated their care and concern. Could not have been more pleased or appreciative.
August 25, 2021
Dr. Nelson is an outstanding doctor and her staff are all awesome!
August 19, 2021
Personnel were very professional and personable. They were very respectful to my spouse also. All my questions were answered.
August 13, 2021
The doctor called herself to check on me. I much appreciate that she called.
August 08, 2021
Dr. Nelson is an amazing provider. She puts one at ease from the moment she walks in the room.
August 01, 2021
Very excellent
July 30, 2021
We were very impressed
July 30, 2021
Everyone at the clinic is as very kind & respectful of my mother who had some skin cancer removed. The nurses & her Dr Nelson were awesome
July 29, 2021
The entire staff was great!
July 17, 2021
Dr. Nelson is very personable and genuine!
July 16, 2021
My nurse and Dr. J Nelson was my doctor and they were super people .
July 15, 2021
Dr. Nelson and her nurses are a wonderful, caring group...
July 11, 2021
I was quite nervous about this visit, since I was getting cut on. However these ladies were wonderful in their professionalism and their kindness of talking too me not at me. They turned a scary time for me into a calm situation.
July 10, 2021
I was early for my appointment and expected to wait until appointment time but was not made to wait. She took me early.
July 06, 2021
Dr Nelson was very positive and upbeat. Very attentive to my concerns & questions.
July 03, 2021
Always great care at Avera, thats why I always use them.
June 26, 2021
Dr. J. L. Nelson is Great.
June 26, 2021
Appreciate all of your help.
June 25, 2021
great service. great staff. great doctor.
June 24, 2021
Dr Nelson instills confidence in me.
June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021
Always respected and treated well.
June 19, 2021
Thank you for everything
June 19, 2021
Very pleased
June 17, 2021
All around great experience!
June 13, 2021
This was my time dealing with cancer they explain everything to me and was very caring
June 10, 2021
I have a lot of confidence in my Dr.
June 10, 2021
Very professional. She did a great job. Appreciate her knowledge.
June 10, 2021
Nurse and Doctor visited with me like I was a friend Not a patient. Thank you for making me feel comfortablle.
May 31, 2021
Dr. Nelson has a great bed side manner
May 22, 2021
Excellent, professional service. They listen to you and take into account how you are feeling.
May 20, 2021
The nurse was very good- easy to talk with, competent, down to earth, caring and professional
May 20, 2021
May 19, 2021
High skill level
May 19, 2021
The nurses are great! Appreciate Dr. Nelson. She explained everything so well!
May 17, 2021
Great place
May 11, 2021
This was our second time at the clinic and both times we were very happy with everything and everyone. Thanks to all of them.
May 11, 2021
Prompt, professional and thorough
May 09, 2021
Dr Jenny Nelson is fantastic
May 06, 2021
Very nice folks work there!
May 04, 2021
I appreciated the friendly, professional, & caring treatment I received from this team.
May 03, 2021
I was very pleased with everything.
May 02, 2021
They did an excellent job of keeping me informed and answering my questions, also very efficient .
May 02, 2021
Thank you all again
May 02, 2021
I missed my appointment and they went to extremes to accommodate me ASAP!!!
May 01, 2021
very professional and caring.
April 29, 2021
I had a very good experience with my appointment.
April 27, 2021
It was a great experience from start to finish.
April 26, 2021
Doc Nelson is Great!!
April 24, 2021
Extensive wait times
April 24, 2021
Dr Jenny Nelson is amazing!
April 23, 2021
April 22, 2021
everyone was so kind
April 10, 2021
a very calm atmosphere, always know what to expect
April 09, 2021
Excellent care provided.
April 08, 2021
Very satisfied, am glad that we came here.
March 29, 2021
Very satisfied with care and treatment. Follow up phone call from the doctor herself. Private phone number if emergency occurred during the weekend.
March 23, 2021
Very professional
March 16, 2021
dr nelson is great as a doctor an as a person
March 12, 2021
Dr. Nelson is an exceptionally talented surgeon.
March 11, 2021
Going in yesterday I was embarrassed because I tanned in tanning bed 20+ years, Jenny never once talked negative about my previous habit and I appreciate that so much. She actually said she was proud I stopped tanning. I maybe 48 years old, but still knew tanning was a big NO in the eyes of dermatologist. Jenny and her nurse were VERY understanding and kind.
March 06, 2021
Very impressed with the service provided by all.
March 04, 2021
It did not seem she had enough time for me and did not really address my questions. I wasn't even sure I was supposed to leave, as I wasn't given direction as who to call in two weeks or if a follow uo was necessary. Not good bedside manner?
March 04, 2021
Dr.Nelson is always an awesome professional who cares about my health condition!
February 28, 2021
Everyone was sincere and professional.
February 28, 2021
This was only my 2nd visit with her. My opinions have limited historical experience with Dr Jenny Nelson. Overall I'm pleased with her and will return.
February 28, 2021
Clear diagnosis and clear treatment options
February 27, 2021
Great experience
February 26, 2021
I had wonderful care - if I had to say anything bad it would be the long wait. I'm sure that can't be helped.
February 25, 2021
Dr Nelson is wonderful!
February 25, 2021
I was pleased with doctor, staff & everything.
February 25, 2021
It was a long ride from Arnolds Park for a 7:15 am appointment but was very impressed with the care and follow up. Dr. Nelson and her staff are excellent. Thank you.
February 20, 2021
Always been happy with dr Nelson and her staff! Always respectful and helpful!
February 20, 2021
Jenny Nelson is very professional.
February 19, 2021
The team that cared for me listens to concerns and took the appropriate steps to resolve them.
February 19, 2021
I love the care I receive at Avera
February 09, 2021
Dr Jenny Nelson is so very kind as was her med student.
February 07, 2021
Great service, treatment and follow up--never had a Dr call me to see how I was doing before. WILL reccomend Dr Jenny again and again!!
February 06, 2021
Dr. Nelson is always easy to talk to and am able to express concerns
February 01, 2021
They were able to see me at my scheduled time and no waiting once in the room for Dr.
January 30, 2021
Just keep up the good work!
January 29, 2021
Dr Nelson and her staff are the best!
January 29, 2021
Great staff. Took great care of me.
January 25, 2021
I have a hearing loss and they were all very accommodating and I appreciate that so much
January 22, 2021
With Dr. Nelson's full schedule a time slot was made available for me. Extremely appreciative.
January 21, 2021
Jenny Nelson is an excellent doctor
January 21, 2021
Always the best
January 20, 2021
Everything was very timely
January 19, 2021
Did NOT inform me the need for so many sutures or why
January 13, 2021
Very pleased with it all
January 09, 2021
Love this facility. They are very kind and caring people. Dr. Nelson did an excellent job on my original surgery! Thanks so much to her and her team! God Bless!!!
January 09, 2021
Everyone was very kind. They treated you like a person not a number
January 08, 2021
Very good staff and doctor that I dealt with thank you very much
December 31, 2020
During a concerning time, I received incredible care that went over and above what I expected when I arrived for my first appointment.
December 29, 2020
Respectful and caring by the Dr and the nurse.
December 23, 2020
The nurses and Dr Nelson went above and beyond during my appointment. They were all wonderful!!
December 19, 2020
Dr Nelson and her team are wonderful!
December 15, 2020
I thought the doctor and the nurses were exceptional and provided wonderful treatment for me. Thank you very much
December 12, 2020
Helpful, courteous and friendly
December 11, 2020
Dr. Nelson was very through and professional.
December 11, 2020
Dr. Jenny Nelson and her nurse were fantastic!
December 10, 2020
Had a great experience with the nurses and doctor. They explained everything clearly and took time to answer my questions
December 10, 2020
I waited in the patient room for 45 minutes which is quite a long time with just a hospital gown on
December 10, 2020
Service was very good!!
December 08, 2020
Thank you for taking care of me.
December 03, 2020
Very professional and caring from your staff our heroes I was very thankful that they were there for me
December 02, 2020
Great people!
December 02, 2020
My experience with Avera staff and personnel was not only great but exceptional going beyond my expectations!
November 27, 2020
Dr Nelson has a great bedside manner!

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