Dr. Nelson is a board certified pediatric and adult allergist who strives to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive, patient-centered care. Her special interests include food allergies, exercise induced asthma, allergic rhinitis, urticaria (hives), pet allergy, and asthma. A native of Wisconsin, Dr. Nelson trained at the University of Wisconsin Medical School (go Badgers!) and completed her pediatric residency and Chief Residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She came to the Bay Area in 2009 to train at Stanford University for her Allergy and Immunology fellowship.
Upon completing fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Nelson joined South Bay Allergy and Asthma Group in 2011. She has served as adjunct faculty at Stanford University and president of the South Bay American Medical Women’s Association. In addition to publishing multiple articles in the field of allergy and immunology, she is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Nelson enjoys hiking, photography, travel, snorkeling, triathlons, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Residency: Pediatrics Residency, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Allergy & Immunology Fellowship, Stanford University in Stanford, California