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Jenny L. Nelson

Jenny L. Nelson, MD

Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
4.9 / 5 (Based on 365 Ratings) 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


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!
November 22, 2020
Dr Nelson and nurses were great
November 22, 2020
Staff are friendly and helpful. Both doctors that I saw listened to what I had to say and answered my questions.
November 21, 2020
I didn't have to wait . The procedure went smooth and i was very satisfied
November 21, 2020
Always a great experience
November 21, 2020
A little late but okay.
November 18, 2020
no issues
November 13, 2020
They took good care of me and did a good job solving my problem.
November 12, 2020
Great place
November 08, 2020
I appreciated something that was a big deal to me, was heard and dealt. Especially when it was not the initial reason fir the visit.
November 08, 2020
Very kind, caring staff!
November 06, 2020
Very good experience. The doctor and nurse were great. The doctor has a nice touch with the needle. I'm grateful for the care I received
November 06, 2020
I appreciate my care with Dr. Jenny Nelson. I also appreciate her nurses and office staff.
November 06, 2020
Trust Dr. Nelson and am happy that I found her
November 05, 2020
Thank you!
November 05, 2020
November 05, 2020
Dr Nelson call me at home and check on me and make sure I was ok. Very professional
November 05, 2020
Excellent care
November 05, 2020
Nice people at this clinic.
October 28, 2020
Excellent experience and very professionally
October 27, 2020
Extremely professional staff. Kind and caring. I would definitely recommend Dr Nelson to family and friends. She's the best!
October 17, 2020
God bless you
October 12, 2020
Highly recommend Dr Jenny Nelson and her nurse.
October 10, 2020
Very friendly and made me feel welcomed
October 09, 2020
Best medical experience I have ever had.
October 09, 2020
Everyone one was very professional! Thanks you!
October 01, 2020
Dr Nelson is the best.
September 29, 2020
Excellent staff
September 19, 2020
Dr. Nelson is fantastic! She knows her stuff and she is always attentive to my concerns. She explains things in a way in which I can make solid decisions about my healthcare. I have yet to be disappointed in her care. Some of the nurses in her office however seem impersonal. The one on this day just seemed to want to do her job and get it over with. She didn't seem to believe some of my answers to her questions. I felt like another case and not an individual. But this won't stop me from seeing Dr. Nelson if I have to. SHE IS GREAT!!!
September 17, 2020
Dr Nelson is so personal and kind
September 12, 2020
Very good visit, tried to get in when Dr Nelson comes to Spirit Lake but schedule was full all summer.
September 12, 2020
Dr. Jenny and her team are the absolute best! They are very professional and they maintain an excellent patient relationship with every visit. I am blessed to have this team focused on my specific medical condition!
September 10, 2020
Dr Nelson was great! She is very kind and knowledgeable. She is a delight to see and I m so fortunate to have found her. She is caring about my health and gives me new ideas on prevention oof sun exposure to lessen my risk of melanoma.
September 10, 2020
first time I had her
August 28, 2020
Long wait time to see Dr.
August 28, 2020
Provider was not overly friendly
August 28, 2020
Surgeon and Nurse were professional, and courteous and gracious
August 27, 2020
Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable
August 27, 2020
I felt like i waited a long time in the room. I sat in waiting room for about 15 min and 30 min in room before i saw the doctor.
August 25, 2020
everyone treats you with compassion, always a good experience
August 22, 2020
Very professional staff.
August 21, 2020
I felt relaxed and comfortable throughout the whole process.
August 20, 2020
wait time 9.10 to 9.40 before Dr. arrived in room
August 19, 2020
This was a one-time event. Dr. Nelson and her staff were total professionals.
August 10, 2020
Dr. Nelson is professional and courteous. I feel that my health is important to Dr. Nelson. Dr. Nelson in friendly and personable and takes time to explain each procedure or any health concerns I have. Dr. Nelson is an asset to Avera.
August 08, 2020
Dr. Nelson spent more time with me this visit than on previous ones. Before she seemed to be in a hurry.
July 28, 2020
Treatment was always great
July 19, 2020
Wonderful group working here. I'm so glad I switched to Avera Dermatology.
July 18, 2020
Excellent care
July 16, 2020
Always a good experience
July 16, 2020
Great experience and very well cared for! Thanks!
July 16, 2020
Felt safe.
July 14, 2020
Everyone was very professional and very pleasant. I would come back there if warranted. Thank you for all you do!
July 12, 2020
Dr. Nelson always shows great compassion in her care. I am so thankful for her.
July 09, 2020
Great experience
July 07, 2020
They ALL seem happy and show that they love what they do. They're a working family,
July 04, 2020
She was very knowledgeable and treated you like a friend not just a patient.
July 02, 2020
I appreciate how quickly they were able to fit me in considering the Covid-19 situation. It was wonderful to know they were concerned about my situation.
June 27, 2020
No complaints always treated very well
June 26, 2020
Very positive experiance. My first time here and was very impressed
June 20, 2020
Good experience
June 16, 2020
Avera the best care
June 15, 2020
The receptionist and the nurses were fantastic. The doctor seemed to be in a hurry and I felt rushed and my questions seem to bother her.
June 15, 2020
The visit was perfect
June 15, 2020
The people were all kind and caring. I very much enjoyed coming here.
June 14, 2020
Problem area was resolved in professional and caring manner by Dr. Nelson and her staff.
June 13, 2020
This was my first visit with Dr. Nelson and the staff at Avera Medical Group Dermatology. The care I received was excellent, as I expect from all staff affiliated with Avera.
June 12, 2020
Very happy with my experience!
June 12, 2020
This visit was painless and quick, your staff did a great job!! Thank you very much.
June 11, 2020
Efficient and professional
June 11, 2020
Excellent service
June 01, 2020
Doctor not overly friendly
May 25, 2020
Dr Nelson and her staff are top rated in my experience. They stay on schedule and show respect for my time as well as their time. I appreciate Dr Nelson's experience and expertise. She also is very good at explaining situations so I have complete understanding.
May 24, 2020
Dr. Nelson is fantastic! She is thorough in her work and helps you understand.
May 16, 2020
They all are very caring people.
May 15, 2020
Very great care!
May 15, 2020
Dr. Nelson's and her staff are very nice and personable. The receptionist took care in checking me in with the virus protocol, etc. Excellent clinic and staff!
April 26, 2020
Care was excellent

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