Dr. Melissa Nelson

Melissa Nelson, DVM

Dr. Melissa Nelson is joining the Tufts VETs team as a small animal rotating intern in June 2018. Dr. Nelson received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2017 from Oklahoma State University. Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia she is happy to be returning to the east coast. Dr. Nelson spent the year following graduation working as a general practitioner in Fort Worth, Texas. Her clinical interests include cardiology, ophthalmology, and soft tissue surgery. Her hobbies include spending time outdoors, art projects, and trying food from different cuisines. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and furry family Benny; the Havanese, Lilly; a hound mix, and Kiki the cat - all rescues.

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