Likelihood to Recommend
*Based on patient survey results


Patient Comments

"Dr. Nelsen and her staff are awesome!"

"Very caring, knowledgeable physician. I feel very comfortable with her handling my healthcare."

"I feel extremely comfortable with her and am confident in the care she provides for me."

"Dr. Nelsen is worth the long drive I make for my appointments."

"Very thorough, respectful, and professional."


Downtown Location
500 W. Broadway - 6th Floor
Missoula, Montana 59802
Phone: (406) 721-5600
Fax: (406) 329-7547


Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville TN


University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver CO


University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver CO

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Rheumatology

Clinical Expertise

Management & Monitoring of Immunosuppressive medications
Intraarticular Injections & Aspirations
Diagnosis of Multi-system Immune-Mediated Disorders

More about Dr. Nelsen

Dr. Nelsen wanted to become a Rheumatologist because she liked the continuity with patients through the years. Along with the personal connections she has with patients, she really enjoys the initial work-up of a new patient. Dr. Nelsen describes it as "putting together the puzzle pieces."

In her free time, Dr. Nelsen likes to spend time with her family enjoying the outdoors.